The 29th of October, 1993, fell on a Friday. Day 302 of 1993. Decade: 1990s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 29th of October, 1993:
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 29th of October, 1993:
United States: Dream Lover - Mariah Carey
United Kingdom: I'd Do Anything For Love - Meat Loaf
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Beverly Hillbillies" 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 29th 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.
"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.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 29th of October:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Walker, Texas Ranger - Starring Chuck Norris.
Boy Meets World - A sitcom that revolves around the life of a boy called Cory Matthews.
Frasier - Sitcom about a therapist / talk-show host called Dr. Frasier Crane.
The X-Files - Special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully team up to investigate the paranormal.
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.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Myst - Puzzle adventure game that was released for the Macintosh.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 29th of October, 1993.
9,483 days have passed since this date.
819,327,600 seconds have passed since the 29th of October, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 955,882,200 times.
Since the 29th of October, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 422,773,041,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,554,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,462,174 steps. That's about 31,317 miles!
Since this date, 9,831,931 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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