12th of February, 1993

The 12th of February, 1993, fell on a Friday. Day 43 of 1993. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 12th of February, 1993:

  • The murder of 2-year-old James Bulger shocks Britain.
  • Groundhog Day (1993) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of February, 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 "Loaded Weapon 1" 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 12th of February, 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.

  • Pogs

    During 1993, a game called Pogs began to spread throughout the world.

  • The Peacemakers.

    "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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of February:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 26 years, 9 months and 9 days have passed since the 12th of February, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of February, 1993, will be 26 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 729475200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of February, 1993:

  • 15th of January, 1993: The movie Alive (1993) is released.
  • 18th of January, 1993: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 US states.
  • 20th of January, 1993: Bill Clinton is inaugurated as the 42nd President of the United States..
  • 31st of January, 1993: The Buffalo Bills become the first team to lose three consecutive Super Bowls.
  • 3rd of February, 1993: Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993) is released.
  • 26th of February, 1993: Six people are killed when a bomb is detonated under the North Tower of the World Trade Center.
  • 28th of February, 1993: The Waco Siege begins when Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents raid David Koresh's compound in Waco, Texas.
  • 4th of March, 1993: Mohammed A. Salameh is arrested on suspicion of carrying out the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
  • 8th of March, 1993: The first episode of "Beavis and Butt-head" is aired.
  • 10th of March, 1993: Dr. David Gunn is murdered by anti-abortionist Michael F. Griffin outside of his clinic in Florida.
  • 13th of March, 1993: The Great Blizzard of 1993 strikes the eastern coast of the United States.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of February, 1993, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of February, 1993 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Weather

Weather information for the 12th of February, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 25.0 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.89 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.08cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 12th of February, 1993.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of February, 1993 was probably conceived around the 5th of May, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of February, 1993 is the 22nd of November, 1993. (Rough Estimate).

12th of February

Events that have occurred on the 12th of February:


Television

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.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • FIFA International Soccer - The first FIFA game. Released for the Sega Mega Drive.
  • 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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of February, 1993.

  • 9,779 days have passed since this date.
  • 844,905,600 seconds have passed since the 12th of February, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 985,723,200 times.
  • Since the 12th of February, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 435,971,289,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 140,817,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,661,882 steps. That's about 32,294 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,138,867 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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