The 8th of January, 1993, fell on a Friday. Day 8 of 1993. Decade: 1990s.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of January, 1993:
United States: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
United Kingdom: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "A Few Good Men" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 8th of January, 1993.
Early 1990s Fashion
Early 1990s fashion saw a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included clothes such as coloured tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon coloured tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts and ripped jeans.
The Bosnian War
During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
During 1993, a game called Pogs began to spread throughout the world.
"The Peacemakers" were named as the Time Person of the Year in 1993. The term was in reference to two pairs of men: F. W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela in South Africa and Palestinian President Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
1993 in movies.
Movies released in 1993 included Jurassic Park, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Fugitive, Schindler's List, The Firm, Indecent Proposal, Cliffhanger, Sleepless in Seattle, Philadelphia, Groundhog Day, The Nightmare Before Christmas and Cool Runnings.
1993 in music.
Popular music artists in 1993 included Nirvana, Whitney Houston, Meat Loaf, 2 Unlimited, Ace Of Base, Janet Jackson, Haddaway, UB40, Mariah Carey, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam and Dr Dre.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of January:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Spin-off of "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - American Western drama.
X-Men - Cartoon series.
Mad About You - Starring Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser.
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - Sitcom about a former NBA player becoming a high school teacher and basketball coach.
Batman: The Animated Series - An animated series that was set in the Batman universe.
Martin - Comedian Martin Lawrence plays the role of a radio talk show host.
Melrose Place - Soap drama.
Barney & Friends - Children's TV show about a talking dinosaur called Barney.
Home Improvement - Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Final Fantasy V - The fifth installment in the series.
Night Trap - Interactive movie video game that caused controversy in 1993 for its violent scenes.
Mortal Kombat - Arcade fighting game released by Acclaim Entertainment.
Super Mario Kart - Go-kart racing game that was released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Ecco the Dolphin - Released on the Sega Mega Drive.
Wolfenstein 3D - A FPS shooter game that was developed by id Software.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of January, 1993.
9,748 days have passed since this date.
842,223,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of January, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 982,594,200 times.
Since the 8th of January, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 434,587,377,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 140,370,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,431,230 steps. That's about 32,192 miles!
Since this date, 10,106,683 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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