March 2nd, 1993, was a Tuesday. It was Day 61 of 1993. The decade was the Nineties.
30 years, 2 months, and 25 days have passed since March 2nd, 1993.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.
People who were born on this exact date.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 2nd, 1993.
These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:
The movie "Groundhog Day" was at the top of the box office on March 2nd, 1993.
Let's take a stroll down memory lane!
The date is March 2nd, 1993, and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring has started to creep in, and the days are beginning to get longer.
In America, the song I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston is at the top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, No Limit by No Unlimited is the number-one hit song. Bill Clinton is the President of the United States, and the movie Groundhog Day is at the top of the box office.
John Major is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Texting is not a thing yet. Instead, people are using landline phones and pagers. Furthermore, most people have never heard of the Internet. A civil war is taking place in the African country of Rwanda.
In fashion, many of the trends from the late 1980s 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. A war is continuing to rage 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. 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. In New York City, a recent terrorist bombing underneath the North Tower of the World Trade Center has left seven people dead, including an unborn baby. In Waco, Texas, a law enforcement siege has just begun. The siege started after a gunfight erupted when ATF agents attempted to serve a search warrant on a compound belonging the religious sect the Branch Davidians. Four government agents have been left dead following the incident and the FBI has since taken command of the operation.
If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Brandon Lee, Conway Twitty, Dražen Petrović, and Pat Nixon would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "Sherlock Holmes", "Full House", and "Step by Step". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Yoshi", "Kirby's Dream Land", "Super Star Wars", and "Final Fantasy V".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "Roseanne", "Saved by the Bell", and "Rosie and Jim". Popular toys at the moment include Sylvanian Families, the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive, G.I. Joe (figures), and the SEGA Game Gear.
These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on March 2nd, 1993.
The Waco siege was ongoing in Texas. The siege started after the ATF attempted to raid the ranch and arrest cult leader David Koresh.
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".
Everyone was 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.
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.
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.
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.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1993.
Music CDs started outselling cassettes and vinyl in 1993 and 1994. This marked the beginning of the end for cassette tapes and players.
"The Peacemakers" were named 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.
"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".
A game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world in 1993. By 1995, it had become a full-blown craze.
A war was raging in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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 Genesis were the dominant video game consoles.
Pagers achieved mainstream popularity during the 1990s. 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 was largely a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included colored tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon-colored tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts, and ripped jeans.
By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
A hand-held game 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.
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Television shows that people were watching in March 1993.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Spin-off of "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
American Western drama.
Mad About You
Starring Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser.
Comedian Martin Lawrence plays the role of a radio talk show host.
Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.
Step by Step
American television sitcom.
Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.
TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
One Foot in the Grave
British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
In the Heat of the Night
Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.
The Wonder Years
A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.
Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.
Married... with Children
Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.
Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.
Murder, She Wrote
Mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher.
Starring Jeremy Brett.
Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
Only Fools and Horses
British television comedy.
American soap opera.
Last of the Summer Wine
British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
1993 saw the introduction of cars such as the BMW 3 Series Compact, the Ford Mustang SVT Cobra, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the Renault Laguna, the Kia Sportage and the Lincoln Mark VIII.
Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1993.
The Animals of Farthing Wood
X-Men: The Animated Series
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
The Little Mermaid
Batman: The Animated Series
Barney & Friends
The Ren & Stimpy Show
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
In Living Color
Round the Twist
Doogie Howser, M.D.
Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Saved by the Bell
Garfield and Friends
The Wonder Years
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Adventures of the Little Koala
Married... with Children
Thomas the Tank Engine
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1993.
Littlest Pet Shop
Teen Talk Barbie
Pogs / Milkcaps
Super Soaker (water gun)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
The SEGA Game Gear
G.I. Joe (figures)
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Game Boy
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
Pogo ball / Lolo ball
Cabbage Patch Kids
Popular video games that people were playing in March of 1993.
FIFA International Soccer
The first FIFA game. Released for the Sega Mega Drive.
Tecmo NBA Basketball
Basketball game that was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Final Fantasy V
The fifth installment in the series.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Platform game developed for the Sega Genesis.
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
Platform game that was released for the Game Boy.
Super Star Wars
Action video game that was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Interactive movie video game that caused controversy in 1993 for its violent scenes.
Arcade fighting game released by Acclaim Entertainment.
Super Mario Kart
Go-kart racing game that was released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing
Boxing game that was released for the Sega Genesis and the Game Gear.
Kirby's Dream Land
Platform game that was released for the Game Boy.
Ecco the Dolphin
Released on the Sega Mega Drive.
Puzzle video game that was released for the NES and the Game Boy.
Road Rash II
Racing and vehicular combat game that was released for the Sega Genesis.
A FPS shooter game that was developed by id Software.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Action-adventure game that was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior
An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project
Side-scrolling beat-em-up that was released on the NES.
Shoot 'em up game where the player controls an Apache helicopter.
Action game where the player takes control of a paperboy.
Light gun shooter game.
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 of their early childhood.
If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out March 2nd, 1999, instead.
Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on March 2nd.
Former Soviet leader. Deceased
Born on March 2nd, 1931
He turned 62 on this day in 1993.
Historical weather information for March 2nd, 1993.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on March 2nd, 1993.
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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