March 15th, 1993

March 15th, 1993, fell on a Monday. It was day 74 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

28 years, 1 months and 6 days have passed since March 15th, 1993.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Paul Pogba: French soccer player.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 15th, 1993:

  • United States: Informer - Snow
  • United Kingdom: No Limit - No Unlimited

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "CB4" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 15th, 1993 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer.

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner. In America, the song Informer by Snow 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 CB4 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. In television news, a new animated series called "Beavis and Butt-Head" has made its debut on MTV. In Florida, an American physician called Dr. David Gunn has been shot dead outside his clinic by an anti-abortionist named Michael F. Griffin.

Wrestling fans are currently in shock at the recent news that former WWF star "Dino Bravo" has been found murdered at his home in Quebec, Canada. At a compound in Waco, Texas, a standoff is still ongoing between the FBI and a religious sect called the Branch Davidians. A recent snowstorm has impacted 26 states across the US. 208 people have been left dead and over 10 million homes have been left without power.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "The Ren & Stimpy Show" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Wolfenstein 3D", "Ecco the Dolphin" and "Mortal Kombat". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Rosie and Jim" and "Dinosaurs".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Transformers", "Polly Pocket", "The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)" and "Littlest Pet Shop".


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 March 15th, 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.

  • Pogs

    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.

    "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

    "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.

  • The Waco siege is ongoing.

    During this period, the Waco siege is ongoing in Texas. The siege began after the ATF attempted to raid the ranch and arrest cult leader David Koresh.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 28 years, 1 months and 6 days have passed since March 15th, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 15th, 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 732153600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 15th, 1993:

  • February 14th, 1993: Missing two-year-old James Bulger is found murdered in Merseyside, Liverpool.
  • February 14th, 1993: Former English footballer Bobby Moore has announced that he is suffering from from bowel and liver cancer.
  • February 15th, 1993: The album "Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z..." is released by 2Pac.
  • February 20th, 1993: Two 10-year-old boys called Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are charged with the murder of two-year-old James Bulger in Merseyside, England.
  • February 24th, 1993: Former English footballer Bobby Moore passes away.
  • February 26th, 1993: Seven people are killed when a bomb is detonated under the North Tower of the World Trade Center.
  • February 28th, 1993: The Waco Siege begins when Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents raid David Koresh's compound in Waco, Texas.
  • March 4th, 1993: The auditions that started The Spice Girls begin at the Danceworks studios in Balderton Street, London.
  • March 4th, 1993: Mohammed A. Salameh is arrested on suspicion of carrying out the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
  • March 8th, 1993: The first episode of "Beavis and Butt-head" is aired.
  • March 10th, 1993: Wrestler Dino Bravo is shot dead at his home in Laval, Canada.
  • March 10th, 1993: Dr. David Gunn is murdered by anti-abortionist Michael F. Griffin outside of his clinic in Florida.
  • March 13th, 1993: The Great Blizzard of 1993 strikes the eastern coast of the United States.
  • This date: March 15th, 1993
  • March 25th, 1993: Four Catholics, including one IRA volunteer, are murdered by the Ulster Defence Association in Derry, Northern Ireland.
  • March 26th, 1993: Irish crime: 26-year-old American woman Annie McCarrick is last seen alive at a post office in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow..
  • March 26th, 1993: The New York Times publishes Kevin Carter's photograph of a starving child being stalked by a vulture in Sudan.
  • March 31st, 1993: Actor Brandon Lee dies after being accidentally shot while filming a scene for the movie "The Crow".
  • April 3rd, 1993: The 1993 Grand National ends in shambles after 30 of the 39 runners carry on racing after a false start.
  • April 4th, 1993: WrestleMania IX: Bret Hart loses to Yokozuna at Caesars Palace in Paradise, Nevada.
  • April 4th, 1993: Wrestling: Commentator Jim Ross makes his TV debut for the WWF.
  • April 5th, 1993: Tupac Shakur is charged with assaulting rapper Chauncey Wynn.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 15th, 1993, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 15th, 1993 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.

  • 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
  • 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:

  • Action Man
  • Talkboy
  • Mighty Max
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Nerf Blaster
  • Pogs
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • FIFA International Soccer - The first FIFA game. Released for the Sega Mega Drive.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 15th of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 15th, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 14.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -9.61 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on March 15th, 1993?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 15th, 1993?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 15th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 5th of June, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 15th, 1993 is the 23rd of December, 1993. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 15th, 1993.

  • 10,265 days have passed since this date.
  • 886,892,400 seconds have passed since the March 15th, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,034,707,800 times.
  • Since March 15th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 457,636,478,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 147,815,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 76,272,746 steps. That's about 33,899 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,642,709 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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