Friday December 31, 1993, NewYear’s Eve

US date format: 12/31/1993, UK date format: 31/12/1993

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 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 Ryan Blaney . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hero by Mariah Carey. In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits. Hard Drive, directed by James Merendino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Birdland. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The 7th Guest or Clash of Steel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.

Events

  • Barbra Striesand does her 1st live public concert in 20 years
  • Loveboat actress Jill Whelan (27) weds Brad St. John (33)
  • Thomas J Watson Jr, president of IBM (1956-71)/diplomat, dies at age 79.

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Movies

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Hard Drive

Hard Drive

Directed by: James Merendino

Starring: Edward Albert, Robin Joi Brown, Jane Damian, Leo Damian

Zid

Zid

Directed by: Esmayeel Shroff

Starring: Jay Mehta, Raageshwari, Mala Sinha, Rajeev Verma

Cabin Boy

Cabin Boy

Directed by: Adam Resnick

Starring: Chris Elliott, Ritch Brinkley, James Gammon, Brian Doyle-Murray

Backstreet Justice

Backstreet Justice

Directed by: Chris McIntyre

Starring: Linda Kozlowski, Paul Sorvino, Hector Elizondo, John Shea

Schramm

Schramm

Directed by: Jörg Buttgereit

Starring: Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Monika M., Micha Brendel, Carolina Harnisch

Sport Games on December 31, 1993

Sport Games on December 31, 1993


NFL

American Football
  • Minnesota Vikings - Washington Redskins : 14 - 9
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Birdland

Birdland

Directed by: Peter Lynch

Please Save My Earth

Please Save My Earth

Directed by: Kazuo Yamazaki

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

Second Chances

Second Chances

Directed by: James Fargo

Life in the Freezer

Life in the Freezer

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next December 31

If December 31, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 8 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mr. Murder by Dean Koontz

Mr. Murder

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Martin Stillwater has a vivid imagination. It charms his loving wife, delights his two little daughters, and gives him all the inspiration he needs to write his highly successful mystery novels.

Love Can Build A Bridge by Naomi Judd

Love Can Build A Bridge

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"Outrageous, breathless, voluble, fast-moving, funny . . . and always mercilessly candid." Chicago Tribune.For eight glorious years, Naomi Judd and daughter Wynonna lived the American dream.

Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced By The Light

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Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

Seinlanguage by Jerry Seinfeld

Seinlanguage

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Seinfeld. For more than 33 million viewers, the Emmy Award-winning television show has become a Thursday night ritual. Even though the show has ended, Jerry Seinfeld's distinct

Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou

Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Eco Fighters

Eco Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

Cardiaxx

Cardiaxx

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Team 17

The 7th Guest

The 7th Guest

Platform: PC, CD-i, Mac OS, iOS, OS X, Linux

Genre: Interactive movie, Puzzle adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Clash of Steel

Clash of Steel

Platform: DOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

Pac-Attack

Pac-Attack

Platform: Genesis, Super NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Gear, CD-i, iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 31, 1993?

On December 31, 1993 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 31, 1993?

On December 31, 1993 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 31, 1993?

On December 31, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 31, 1993?

On December 31, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 31, 1993?

On December 31, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 31, 1993?

On December 31, 1993 several famous people were born including, Ryan Blaney

Which famous people died on December 31, 1993?

Famous people died on December 31, 1993 include, Arthur Dreifuss, Brandon Teena, Zviad Gamsachurdia

What was the number one song in December 31, 1993?

The number one song in the week of December 31, 1993 was Hero by Mariah Carey in US and Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang in UK

What were the top hits on December 31, 1993?

The top hits on December 31, 1993 were Hero by Mariah Carey, Again by Janet Jackson, All That She Wants by Ace Of Base in US and Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang, Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream, Exterminate! by Snap! featuring Niki Harris in UK


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