Sunday 29 August 1993
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Liam Payne and Lucas Cruikshank.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40.
In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits.
Three Colors: Blue, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Without Remorse by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Passion for Angling.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dune or NBA Jam.
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- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Liam Payne: British pop musician in the boy band One Direction.
- Lucas Cruikshank: YouTube Star.
- Joel Vinesauce: YouTube Star.
- Khalil Underwood: YouTube Star.
- 21st du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton
- 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris
- Actress Elke Sommer (52) weds Wolf Walther (46)
- Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28)
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