Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of October, 1993 falls under the Raven.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
Age: Anyone born on the 8th of October, 1993, will be 25 years of age.
American Format: 10-08-1993 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1993-10-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19931008" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 750034800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of October, 1993:
United States: Dream Lover - Mariah Carey
United Kingdom: Boom Shake The Room - Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Malice" 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 October, 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.
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.
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.
Weather information for the 8th of October, 1993:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.2 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 66.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 19 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 8th of October, 1993.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 8th of October, 1993. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of October, 1993. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of October, 1993.
9,452 days have passed since this date.
816,652,800 seconds have passed since the 8th of October, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 952,761,600 times.
Since the 8th of October, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 421,392,844,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,108,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,232,141 steps. That's about 31,214 miles!
Since this date, 9,799,834 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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