The 17th of December, 1993, fell on a Friday. Day 351 of 1993. Decade: 1990s.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of December, 1993:
United States: Again - Janet Jackson
United Kingdom: Mr. Blobby - Mr. Blobby
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Wayne's World 2" 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 17th of December, 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 17th of December:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
The Nanny - Fran Fine becomes a nanny in wealthy widower Maxwell Sheffield's home.
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.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Doom - Sci-fi FPS shooter game.
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.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of December, 1993.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of December, 1993.
9,467 days have passed since this date.
817,948,800 seconds have passed since the 17th of December, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 954,273,600 times.
Since the 17th of December, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 422,061,580,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,324,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,343,597 steps. That's about 31,264 miles!
Since this date, 9,815,386 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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