Sunday August 29, 1993
US date format: 8/29/1993, UK date format: 29/8/1993
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 1993). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
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 Race Matters by Cornel West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bing Bing! Bingo or Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 29, 1993?
- 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
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- 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)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 1993?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on August 29, 1993
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Cagliari : 5 - 2
- Genoa - Roma : 2 - 0
- Inter - Reggiana : 2 - 1
- Juventus - Cremonese : 1 - 0
- Lazio - Foggia : 0 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Newcastle - Blackburn : 1 - 1
- Cambuur - Groningen : 0 - 2
- PSV Eindhoven - Willem II : 2 - 1
- Roda JC - Go Ahead Eagles : 2 - 1
- Sparta - MVV Maastricht : 2 - 2
- Twente - NAC Breda : 0 - 1
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