February 24th, 1993, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 55 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.
28 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since February 24th, 1993.
On This Date
Events that occurred on February 24th, 1993:
Former English footballer Bobby Moore passes away.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 24th, 1993:
United States: I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
United Kingdom: No Limit - No Unlimited
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Groundhog Day" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is February 24th, 1993 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. In America, the song I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, No Limit by No Unlimited is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Groundhog Day 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.
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. People are currently shocked by the recent murder of 2-year-old James Bulger in Merseyside, England. Two 10-year-old boys called Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, who are currently being referred to as Child A and Child B, have since been charged with the crime. Last week, they were remanded in custody to await trial.
In Canada, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney has just announced his resignation. The world of soccer is paying tribute to English football legend Bobby Moore, who has recently passed away at the age of 51 from cancer. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "The Wonder Years", "Quantum Leap" and "Home Improvement".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Wolfenstein 3D", "Super Mario Kart", "Night Trap" and "FIFA International Soccer". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Roseanne", "Blossom", "Taz-Mania" and "Home Improvement". Popular toys include the likes of "Transformers", "Micro Machines", "Super Soaker (water gun)" and "Nerf Blaster".
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 February 24th, 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Murder of James Bulger.
The murder of a 2-year-old boy called James Bulger shocks Britain. Bulger, who was from Merseyside in England, was abducted and then tortured by two 10-year-old boys called Robert Thompson and Jon Venables.
Basic facts and information about this date:
28 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since February 24th, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on February 24th, 1993, will be 28 years of age.
People born in 1993 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 730512000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around February 24th, 1993:
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/.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 24th, 1993?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on February 24th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 17th of May, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 24th, 1993 is the 4th of December, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 24th, 1993.
10,228 days have passed since this date.
883,699,200 seconds have passed since the February 24th, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,030,982,400 times.
Since February 24th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 455,988,787,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 147,283,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,998,131 steps. That's about 33,777 miles!
Since this date, 10,604,390 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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