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Thursday 28 October 1993

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kristina Bazan . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Vanished by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bing Bing! Bingo or Virtua Fighter.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Country: United States

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Demolition Man

Directed by: Marco Brambilla

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States

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Cool Runnings

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?


Written by: Jimmy McGovern

Starring: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Lorcan Cranitch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Max Casella, Ruth Buzzi, Jim Cummings, April Ortiz

Country: United States

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Written by: Jeff Segal

Starring: Robby Benson, Ken Camroux, Garry Chalk, Garrison Christiohn

Country: United States

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Beakman's World

Written by: Jok R. Church

Starring: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Country: United States

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Case Closed

Starring: Mike Matthews, Brian Patrick Mulligan, Susie Ross

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1993 ?

  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Cleveland Metroparks lease Brookside Park from Cleveland for 99-years
  • Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters resigns

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Sport Games on 28 October 1993

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Cannes : 0 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1993?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder -- Oct. 25, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9404
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.193


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Danielle Steel

Vanished tells the story of a man and woman faced with an almost unthinkable tragedy—the mysterious abduction of their son. In the late 1930s, in the shadow of the Lindbergh kidnapping, and as war looms in Europe, Marielle Patterson shares ...

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Maybe (Maybe Not)

By: Robert Fulghum

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERI once began a list of the contradictory notions I hold:Look before you leap.He who hesitates is lost.Two

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Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now

By: Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, one of the best-loved authors of our time, shares the wisdom of a remarkable life in this best-selling spiritual classic.

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Gone, But Not Forgotten

By: Phillip Margolin

Darkness has fallen on the city of Portland, Oregon. One by one, the wives of affluent and respected men are vanishing from their homes.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bing Bing! Bingo

Bing Bing! Bingo

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Bingo board game

Publisher: KSS

FIFA International Soccer

Platform: 3DO, Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS, Nintendo Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega Drive, Sega CD, Sega Master System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Dogfight - 80 Years of Aerial Warfare

Platform: DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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The Settlers

Platform: Amiga, PC-DOS, MS-DOS, Mac OS, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS, Symbian, Android

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Virtua Fighter

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, 32X, Microsoft Windows, Mega Drive, Game Gear, Master System, Game.com, R-Zone, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, PlayStation 3, Virtual Console, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

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