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Saturday 31 July 1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Beau Brooks and Christian Byers. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. The Fugitive, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Days Of Grace by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Annet Futatabi or Blue Hawk.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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The Firm

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

I Love My Family

Starring: Xingyu Wen, Dandan Song, Lixin Yang, Ling Guan

Country: China

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Persones humanes

Written by: Miquel Calçada

Starring: Miquel Calçada, Quim Monzó, Xavier Soler, Jaume Santacana

Country: Spain

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1993 ?

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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Famous Deaths:
  • Elmar Klos: Director (Obzalovany, Obchod na Korze), dies at 83.
  • King Baudouin: I of Belgium (Born 1930).
  • Baudouin : Belgian royalty, the first born son of King Leopold III and Princess Astrid.
  • Paul Henry: US Republicans Congressional leader, dies at 51.
  • Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops
  • Inkatha-arm forces killed 49 ANC-followers in Johannesburg
  • Prince Ronald Ronnie Mutebi crowned King of Uganda
  • A federal judge sentences Los Angeles Police Department officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 30 months in prison for violating motorist Rodney King's civil rights.
  • The Japanese government issues the Kono Statement, acknowledging the comfort women's (sex slaves) deportation.

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Sport Games on 31 July 1993

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Hansa Rostock : 2 - 0
  • F Koln - Wolfsburg : 2 - 0
  • Hannover - TB Berlin : 0 - 1
  • Hertha - Mannheim : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 July 1993
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Montpellier : 3 - 1
  • Le Havre - Bordeaux : 0 - 3
  • Lens - Strasbourg : 0 - 0
  • Lyon - Caen : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 July 1993

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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1993?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.181
  • Time: Missy & Tony Evers using rowboat to escape flood waters
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9391


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

Days Of Grace

By: Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad

"Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful."COSMOPOLITANDAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true embodiment of courage, elegance,

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Embraced By The Light

By: Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

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

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Hill Towns

By: Anne Rivers Siddons

Hill Towns is a classic novel of remarkable emotional power, insight, and sensitivity from Anne Rivers Siddons, whose books live on the New York Times bestseller list and in the hearts

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The Scorpio Illusion

By: Robert Ludlum

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Don’t ever begin a Ludlum novel if you have to go to work the next day.”—Chicago

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Annet Futatabi

Annet Futatabi

Platform: Sega Mega-CD

Genre: side scrolling beat-em-up

Publisher: Wolf Team



Platform: Super NES

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold

Platform: DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Apogee Software

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DuckTales 2

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Capcom

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Crime Patrol

Platform: Arcade, CD-i, 3DO, Sega CD, Laserdisc, DVD Video

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: American Laser Games

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