January 5th, 1993, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 5 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.
27 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since January 5th, 1993.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 5th, 1993:
United States: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
United Kingdom: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Aladdin" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 5th, 1993 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. People have started to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays.
The song I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Aladdin is at the top of the Box Office. A civil war is currently taking place in the African country of Rwanda.
In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A playing discs game called "Pogs" is currently spreading in popularity throughout the world. Meanwhile, the country of Czechoslovakia has officially broken up into two separate countries: Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
It's 1993, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Meat Loaf, UB40, Snow, Haddaway, Whitney Houston, Take That, Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey. A new sci-fi series called "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" has just been aired on television. In Rochester, New York, over $7 million dollars has been stolen from a Brink's Armored Car Depot.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Matlock", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Seinfeld" and "Martin". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Wolfenstein 3D", "Super Mario Kart", "Mortal Kombat" and "Sonic the Hedgehog 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Fireman Sam", "Saved by the Bell", "Rosie and Jim" and "Are You Afraid of the Dark?".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Sylvanian Families", "Pogs" and "Mighty Max".
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 January 5th, 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.
Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle - "A Whole New World"
"A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle would go on to win a Grammy for 1993's Song of the Year.
"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.
"Schindler's List" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1993.
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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
27 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since January 5th, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on January 5th, 1993, will be 27 years of age.
People born in 1993 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 726192000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 5th, 1993:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 5th, 1993, will have the star sign Capricorn.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: January 5th, 1993 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
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.
Home Improvement - Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
Rugrats - Animated TV series about a group of toddlers.
The Ren & Stimpy Show - Animated cartoon series.
Dinosaurs - TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
1993 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1993.
"X-Men: The Animated Series" - "Batman: The Animated Series" - "Barney & Friends" - "Home Improvement" - "Taz-Mania" - "Doug" - "Rugrats" - "The Ren & Stimpy Show" - "Dinosaurs" - "Clarissa Explains It All" - "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" - "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - "Rosie and Jim" - "Blossom" - "The Simpsons" - "Doogie Howser, M.D." - "Saved by the Bell" - "Roseanne" - "Garfield and Friends" - "Count Duckula" - "The Wonder Years" - "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" - "Fireman Sam" - "Full House" - "Adventures of the Little Koala" - "Married... with Children" - "Pingu" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"
1993 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1993:
Littlest Pet Shop
Super Soaker (water gun)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of January:
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on January 5th, 1993.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 5th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 28th of March, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 5th, 1993 is the 15th of October, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Final Fantasy V - The fifth installment in the series.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Platform game developed for the Sega Genesis.
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.
Ecco the Dolphin - Released on the Sega Mega Drive.
Wolfenstein 3D - A FPS shooter game that was developed by id Software.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior - An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
- Shoot 'em up game where the player controls an Apache helicopter.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 5th, 1993.
10,158 days have passed since this date.
877,651,200 seconds have passed since the January 5th, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,023,926,400 times.
Since January 5th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 452,868,019,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 146,275,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,478,003 steps. That's about 33,546 miles!
Since this date, 10,531,814 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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