The 26th of March, 1993, fell on a Friday. Day 85 of 1993. Decade: 1990s.
27 years, 2 months and 7 days have passed since the 26th of March, 1993.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 26th of March, 1993:
Irish crime: 26-year-old American woman Annie McCarrick is last seen alive at a post office in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow..
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of March, 1993:
United States: Informer - Snow
United Kingdom: Oh Carolina - Shaggy
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 the 26th of March, 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.
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 and information about this date:
27 years, 2 months and 7 days have passed since the 26th of March, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on the 26th of March, 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 733104000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 26th of March, 1993:
26th of February, 1993: Six people are killed when a bomb is detonated under the North Tower of the World Trade Center.
28th of February, 1993: The Waco Siege begins when Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents raid David Koresh's compound in Waco, Texas.
4th of March, 1993: Mohammed A. Salameh is arrested on suspicion of carrying out the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
10th of March, 1993: Dr. David Gunn is murdered by anti-abortionist Michael F. Griffin outside of his clinic in Florida.
13th of March, 1993: The Great Blizzard of 1993 strikes the eastern coast of the United States.
31st of March, 1993: Actor Brandon Lee dies after being accidentally shot while filming a scene for the movie "The Crow".
4th of April, 1993: WrestleMania IX: Bret Hart loses to Yokozuna at Caesars Palace in Paradise, Nevada.
19th of April, 1993: The Waco siege ends after the FBI launches an assault on the ranch. 76 people are killed when one of the buildings becomes engulfed in flames.
21st of April, 1993: Football: French side Marseille win the UEFA Champions League after defeating A.C. Milan 1-0.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of March, 1993, will have the star sign Aries.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 26th of March, 1993 falls under the Falcon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
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.
Barney & Friends - Children's TV show about a talking dinosaur called Barney.
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.
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" - "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:
Littlest Pet Shop
Super Soaker (water gun)
Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of March:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of March, 1993.
9,931 days have passed since this date.
858,034,800 seconds have passed since the 26th of March, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,001,040,600 times.
Since the 26th of March, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 442,745,956,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 143,005,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,790,993 steps. That's about 32,796 miles!
Since this date, 10,296,418 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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