28th of August, 1993

The 28th of August, 1993, fell on a Saturday. Day 240 of 1993. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 28th of August, 1993:

  • The first episode of the children's TV show "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" is aired.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 28th 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 28th 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.

  • 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.

  • Power Rangers

    The "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" spring onto our screens when teenagers Jason Lee Scott, Trini Kwan, Billy Cranston, Kimberly Hart and Zack Taylor band together to fight off Rita Repulsa's invasion of Earth.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 28th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 26 years, 2 months and 22 days have passed since the 28th of August, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 28th of August, 1993, will be 26 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 746492400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 28th of August, 1993:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 28th of August, 1993, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 28th of August, 1993 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Weather

Weather information for the 28th of August, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 77.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.44 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.44 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 28th of August, 1993.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 28th of August, 1993 was probably conceived around the 18th of November, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 28th of August, 1993 is the 7th of June, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

28th of August

Events that have occurred on the 28th of August:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - A group of teenagers transform into a team of superheroes.
  • 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.

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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 28th of August, 1993.

  • 9,578 days have passed since this date.
  • 827,542,800 seconds have passed since the 28th of August, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 965,466,600 times.
  • Since the 28th of August, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 427,012,084,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 137,923,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 71,168,681 steps. That's about 31,631 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,930,514 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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