20th of August, 1993

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of August, 1993, fell on a Friday.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 24 years, 10 months and 5 days have passed since the 20th of August, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1993.
  • Day 232 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of August, 1993 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of August, 1993, will be 24 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-20-1993 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1993-08-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19930820" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 745801200.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of August, 1993:

  • United States: Can't Help Falling In Love - UB40
  • United Kingdom: Living On My Own - Freddie Mercury

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Rising Sun" 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 20th of August, 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.

  • Pogs

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

Weather

Weather information for the 20th of August, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 74.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 19.81cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.83 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 20th of August, 1993.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of August, 1993 was probably conceived around the 10th of November, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of August, 1993 is the 30th of May, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 20th of August:

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.

  • Mortal Kombat II - Sequel of the arcade fighting game. Developed by Midway Games.
  • Syndicate - Tactical game released by Bullfrog Productions. Set in the future.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of August:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 20th of August, 1993. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of August, 1993.

  • 9,075 days have passed since this date.
  • 784,080,000 seconds have passed since the 20th of August, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 914,760,000 times.
  • Since the 20th of August, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 404,585,280,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 130,680,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 67,430,880 steps. That's about 29,969 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,408,960 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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