March 31st, 1993, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 90 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.
27 years, 5 months and 19 days have passed since March 31st, 1993.
On This Date
Events that occurred on March 31st, 1993:
Actor Brandon Lee dies after being accidentally shot while filming a scene for the movie "The Crow".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 31st, 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.
Take Me Back!
The date is March 31st, 1993 and it's a Wednesday. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Informer by Snow is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Oh Carolina by Shaggy is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III is at the top of the Box Office. A civil war is continuing to rage on in the African country of Rwanda.
A game called Pogs is spreading 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 watching popular TV shows such as "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Seinfeld", "Dinosaurs" and "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Ecco the Dolphin", "Mortal Kombat", "Sonic the Hedgehog 2" and "FIFA International Soccer". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "Blossom", "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" and "Batman: The Animated Series". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Micro Machines", "Pogs" 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 31st, 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, 5 months and 19 days have passed since March 31st, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 31st, 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 733532400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 31st, 1993:
March 4th, 1993: Mohammed A. Salameh is arrested on suspicion of carrying out the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 31st, 1993, will have the star sign Aries.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: March 31st, 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.
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" - "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)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of March:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 42.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 5.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 8.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.1cm.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on March 31st, 1993.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 31st, 1993 was probably conceived around the 21st of June, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 31st, 1993 is the 8th of January, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
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.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 31st, 1993.
10,034 days have passed since this date.
866,937,600 seconds have passed since the March 31st, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,011,427,200 times.
Since March 31st, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 447,339,801,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 144,489,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,556,634 steps. That's about 33,136 miles!
Since this date, 10,403,251 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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