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Sunday 31 October 1993, Halloween

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Barnes and Nadine Lustre. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf was in the top 5 hits. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Fountain Of Age by Betty Friedan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Wartime Kitchen and Garden. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind or Companions of Xanth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Cracker

Written by: Jimmy McGovern

Starring: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Lorcan Cranitch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Exosquad

Written by: Jeff Segal

Starring: Robby Benson, Ken Camroux, Garry Chalk, Garrison Christiohn

Country: United States

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Cro

Starring: Max Casella, Ruth Buzzi, Jim Cummings, April Ortiz

Country: United States

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Beakman's World

Written by: Jok R. Church

Starring: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Country: United States

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Case Closed

Starring: Mike Matthews, Brian Patrick Mulligan, Susie Ross

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Country: United States

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Demolition Man

Directed by: Marco Brambilla

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States

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Cool Runnings

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug

Country: United States

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Naked

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge

Country: United States

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Rudy

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Adriaan Venema: Dutch journalist / art dealer, commits suicide at 52.
  • Edwin A Walker: US Maj-Gen, dies of lung cancer at 84.
  • Federico Fellini: Italian film maker, a screenwriter and director of top Italian films, known by many as the master of cinema.
  • River Phoenix: American actor who had an impressive resume of films by the time he reached his 20s.
Facts:
  • Wonderful Tennessee closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match
  • Germany unemployment hits country record of 3.5 million
  • Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault
  • US wins Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament

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Sport Games on 31 October 1993

NFL
American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers : 3 - 17
  • Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 23 - 10
  • Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 30 - 27
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Miami Dolphins : 10 - 30
See all American Football game results of 31 October 1993
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Torino : 2 - 1
  • Foggia - Cremonese : 1 - 1
  • Inter - Parma : 3 - 2
  • Juventus - Genoa : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 October 1993
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Valladolid : 3 - 0
  • Ath Madrid - Barcelona : 4 - 3
  • La Coruna - Osasuna : 3 - 1
  • Lerida - Sevilla : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of 31 October 1993
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Millwall : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 31 October 1993

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.194
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder -- Oct. 25, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9404

Books

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

The Fountain Of Age

By: Betty Friedan

Struggling to hold on to the illusion of youth, Friedan wrote, we have denied the reality and evaded the new triumphs of growing older.

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Black Holes And Baby Universes

By: Stephen Hawking

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHIRTEEN EXTRAORDINARY ESSAYS SHED NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE—AND ON ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT THINKERS OF OUR TIME. In

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Women Who Run With The Wolves

By: Clarissa Pinkola Estes

UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

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Nightmares & Dreamscapes

By: Stephen King

The classic short story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King!A wrong turn on a lonely road lands a wayward couple in Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon, where there’s no escaping the free nightly concert….A

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dune

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Sega CD

Genre: Adventure, strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind

Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind

Platform: Sega Genesis, Super NES, Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Accolade, Retroism

Dolucky no Kusayakiu

Dolucky no Kusayakiu

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Imagineer

Fantasy Empires

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Companions of Xanth

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Legend Entertainment

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