Tuesday August 31, 1993
US date format: 8/31/1993, UK date format: 31/8/1993
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 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 Rémi Fraisse and ClaraBabyLegs .
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40.
In UK Mr Vain by Culture Beat was in the top 5 hits.
True Romance, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Maybe (Maybe Not) by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The X-Files.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dare to Dream or Blades of Vengeance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 31, 1993?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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- Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland Indians 5-4 in 22 innings
- Venezuela President Carlos Perez flees
- HMS Mercury closes after 52 years in commission.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 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 31, 1993
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Bordeaux - Toulouse : 2 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Birmingham - Crystal Palace : 2 - 4
- Bolton - Oxford : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Blackpool - Plymouth : 2 - 1
- Bournemouth - York : 3 - 1
- Exeter - Cardiff : 2 - 2
- Fulham - Wrexham : 0 - 0
- Hull - Brentford : 1 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Chesterfield - Mansfield : 0 - 2
- Colchester - Shrewsbury : 3 - 3
- Crewe - Northampton : 3 - 1
- Darlington - Scarborough : 0 - 2
- Gillingham - Doncaster : 0 - 0
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