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Friday 31 December 1993, NewYear’s Eve

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. Emmanuelle, Queen of the Galaxy, directed by L.L. Shapira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching All Quiet on the Preston Front. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix and the Great Rescue or Duke Nukem II.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti

Country: United States

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In the Name of the Father

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie

Country: United States

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Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell

Country: United States

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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Movie Magic

Written by: Gary R. Benz, Stephen Rocha, Lise Romanoff

Starring: James Cameron, Richard Edlund

Country: United States

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California's Gold

Starring: Huell Howser

Country: United States

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Starring: Andrew Sachs

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Globe Trekker

Starring: Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Megan McCormick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Carol Duvall Show

Starring: Carol Duvall, Bruce Gray, Mark Sawicki

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1993 ?

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 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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Sport Games on 31 December 1993

American Football
  • Minnesota Vikings - Washington Redskins : 14 - 9
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1993?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.203204
  • Time: Angel by Abbott Handerson Thayer, 1899, from the National Museum American Art, Smithsonian Institut
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9413


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

A Cup Of Christmas Tea

By: Tom Hegg

The story of a young man's reluctant visit to an elderly aunt at Christmastime, and the unexpected joy it brings. More than 1.5

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The Book Of Virtues

By: William J. Bennett

Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples

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A Dangerous Fortune

By: Ken Follett

In 1866, tragedy strikes the exclusive Windfield School when a young student drowns in a mysterious accident. His death and its aftermath initiate a spiraling circle of treachery that will span

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The Client

By: John Grisham

In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Asterix and the Great Rescue

Platform: Genesis/Mega Drive, Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega

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Alfred Chicken

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, NES, Game Boy, Super NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mindscape Group, Sunsoft

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Ball Jacks

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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Dragon's Earth

Dragon's Earth

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Human Entertainment

Duke Nukem II

Platform: MS-DOS, Game Boy Color, iOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software (MS-DOS) GT Interactive Software (GBC) Interceptor Entertainment (iOS)

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