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January 11th, 1993.

January 11th, 1993, was a Monday. It was day 11 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

28 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since January 11th, 1993.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On this day.

What happened on January 11th, 1993?

  • The first episode of the WWF's Monday Night Raw is aired.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 11th, 1993.

  • United States: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
  • United Kingdom: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
Play the top hits from 1993.
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A Few Good Men

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "A Few Good Men" was at the top of the box office on January 11th, 1993.

Take me back to January 11th, 1993!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 11th, 1993 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. The Christmas holiday season is long over, the decorations have been taken down and a sense of normality has returned.

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 A Few Good Men is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister.

A civil war is currently taking place in the African country of Rwanda. In fashion, many of the trends from the late 80s are still in vogue. Colored tights, denim overalls, leotards, flannel shirts and shoulder pads are all fashionable at the moment. Grunge fashion has also become mainstream, popularizing band t-shirts, ripped jeans, mom jeans and Doc Martens. In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Meanwhile, in technology news, a relatively new storage format called the CD is beginning to outpace the regular cassette tape in music sales. The disc-based format gives listeners the ability to skip between songs instead of having to manually rewind and forward. A playing discs game called "Pogs" is currently spreading in popularity throughout the world. 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. In music news, the soundtrack for "The Bodyguard" has broken a new record by selling 1 million copies in one week in the USA.

In wrestling, the WWF has launched a new TV program called "Monday Night Raw". The new show will replace "Prime Time Wrestling", which had been running for eight years. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Murder, She Wrote", "In the Heat of the Night", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "X-Men". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Street Fighter II: The World Warrior", "Wolfenstein 3D" and "Final Fantasy V".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Barney & Friends" and "Batman: The Animated Series". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Sylvanian Families, Micro Machines, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures and the Talkboy.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 11th, 1993.

  • Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    During the mid-1990s, kids were reading Goosebumps, which was a series of children's horror books that were written by author R. L. Stine. The original series included books such as "Monster Blood", "Say Cheese and Die!" and "The Barking Ghost".

  • VCRs are a common household item.

    VCRs are a common household item.

    During this period, people were using VCRs to watch tapes of movies and TV shows. The device also gave people the ability to record programs and films onto a blank tape.

  • 1993 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1993?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1993?

    In 1993, the best NBA players were Charles Barkley, Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon, Mark Price, Dominique Wilkins, Larry Johnson, Patrick Ewing, John Stockton, Joe Dumars, Scottie Pippen, Derrick Coleman, David Robinson, Tim Hardaway and Dražen Petrović.

  • 1993 in movies.

    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.

  • Best football players in 1993.

    Best football players in 1993.

    In 1993, the best soccer players would have been Roberto Baggio, Dennis Bergkamp, Eric Cantona, Alen Bokšić, Michael Laudrup, Franco Baresi, Paolo Maldini, Emil Kostadinov, Stéphane Chapuisat and Ryan Giggs.

  • Schindler's List.

    Schindler's List.

    "Schindler's List" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1993.

  • Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    In 1993 and 1994, music CDs were beginning to outsell cassettes and vinyl. This transition marked the beginning of the end for cassette tapes and players.

  • The Peacemakers.

    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.

  • Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle - "A Whole New World"

    Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle - "A Whole New World"

    "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle won a Grammy for 1993's Song of the Year. The track was released for Disney's 1992 animated feature film "Aladdin".

  • Pogs.

    Pogs.

    During 1993, a game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world. By 1995, it had become a fully-blown craze.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • The Super Nintendo.

    The Super Nintendo.

    In August of 1991, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System hit the shelves. In the first half of the 1990s, the Super Nintendo and the Sega Saturn were the dominant video game consoles.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • Early 1990s Fashion.

    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 Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 28 years, 6 months and 11 days have passed since January 11th, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 11th, 1993, will be 28 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1993 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 726710400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 11th, 1993.

  • December 14th, 1992: Gambino crime family boss John Gotti begins a life sentence for murder and racketeering.
  • December 15th, 1992: Dr. Dre releases his album "The Chronic".
  • December 22nd, 1992: Dutch footballer Marco van Basten is awarded the 1992 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 23rd, 1992: Scent of a Woman (1992) is released.
  • December 31st, 1992: The Czech Republic and Slovakia are created after Czechoslovakia is peacefully dissolved.
  • January 1st, 1993: Czechoslovakia is dissolved. Czech Republic and Slovakia become independent nations.
  • January 3rd, 1993: The first episode of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" is aired.
  • January 3rd, 1993: NFL: The Buffalo Bills overcome a 32-point deficit to defeat the Houston Oilers.
  • January 6th, 1993: Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev dies from AIDS at the age of 54.
  • This date: January 11th, 1993
  • January 12th, 1993: Irish politics: Fianna Fail leader Albert Reynolds becomes the new Taoiseach.
  • January 15th, 1993: The movie Alive (1993) is released.
  • January 20th, 1993: Actress Audrey Hepburn passes away after a battle with cancer.
  • January 20th, 1993: Bill Clinton is inaugurated as the 42nd President of the United States.
  • January 27th, 1993: Wrestler Andre the Giant dies of congested heart failure at the age of 46.
  • January 31st, 1993: Super Bowl XXVII: The Dallas Cowboys defeat the Buffalo Bills by 52-17 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California/.
  • January 31st, 1993: Michael Jackson performs at the Super Bowl XXVII halftime show.
  • January 31st, 1993: The Buffalo Bills become the first team to lose three consecutive Super Bowls.
  • February 3rd, 1993: Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993) is released.
  • February 10th, 1993: Michael Jackson speaks about the abuse he received from his father during a 90-minute interview on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 11th, 1993, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 11th, 1993 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Baywatch - Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • 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.
  • Clarissa Explains It All - Nickelodeon TV series.
  • Beverly Hills, 90210 - A series that followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills.
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Sitcom about an inner-city teenager who moves to his aunt's house in Bel-Air.
  • Blossom - Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.
  • One Foot in the Grave - British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
  • Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
  • Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.

Kid's TV shows on January 11th, 1993.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1993.

  • The Animals of Farthing Wood
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1993.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1993.

  • Action Man
  • The Talkboy
  • Mighty Max
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Teen Talk Barbie
  • Nerf Blaster
  • Pogs
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Lego Pirates
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Game Boy
  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
  • The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Desert Strike - Shoot 'em up game where the player controls an Apache helicopter.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1993.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out January 11th, 1999 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on January 11th.

Mary J. Blige

Singer.
Born on January 11th, 1971
She turned 22 on this day in 1993.

Emile Heskey

Soccer player.
Born on January 11th, 1978
He turned 15 on this day in 1993.

Weather on January 11th, 1993.

Historical weather information for January 11th, 1993.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 23.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 4.06cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 5.08cm.

US President.

George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on January 11th, 1993.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 11th, 1993.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 11th, 1993 was most likely conceived around the 3rd of April, 1992.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 11th, 1993 is close to the 21st of October, 1993.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 11th, 1993.

  • A total of 10,420 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,488 weeks have passed.
  • 900,284,400 seconds have passed since the January 11th, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,050,331,800 times.
  • Since January 11th, 1993, the earth has travelled approximately 464,546,750,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 150,047,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 77,424,458 steps. That's about 34,411 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,803,413 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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