The 27th of April, 1993, fell on a Tuesday. Day 117 of 1993. Decade: 1990s.
26 years, 10 months and 1 days have passed since the 27th of April, 1993.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 27th of April, 1993:
The Zambian national football team dies in a plane crash .
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of April, 1993:
United States: Informer - Snow
United Kingdom: Young At Heart - Bluebells
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Cop and a Half" 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 27th of April, 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.
Kids' TV - 1993.
Children in 1993 would have been watching TV shows such as Doug, Home Improvement, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Barney & Friends, Martin, Full House, Bananas in Pyjamas, Roseanne, Tales from the Cryptkeeper, "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", Animaniacs, Biker Mice from Mars, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Mighty Max, Rocko's Modern Life, Boy Meets World and The Animals of Farthing Wood.
Basic facts and information about this date:
26 years, 10 months and 1 days have passed since the 27th of April, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on the 27th of April, 1993, will be 26 years of age.
People born in 1993 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 735865200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 27th of April, 1993:
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.
1st of May, 1993: Sri Lanka president Ranasinghe Premadasa is assassinated in a suicide bombing.
2nd of May, 1993: Football: Manchester United win their first league title in 26 years
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 27th of April, 1993, will have the star sign Taurus.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
Native American Zodiac: The 27th of April, 1993 falls under the Beaver.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
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" - "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 27th of April:
27th of April, 2012: Football: Pep Guardiola announces that he will be stepping down as the manager of Barcelona.
27th of April, 2014: Football: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard slips during an important game against Chelsea - allowing Demba Ba to score.
27th of April, 2017: The fraudulent music festival "Fyre Festival" falls apart after heavy rain and is eventually postponed.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of April, 1993.
9,803 days have passed since this date.
846,982,800 seconds have passed since the 27th of April, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 988,146,600 times.
Since the 27th of April, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 437,043,124,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 141,163,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,840,521 steps. That's about 32,374 miles!
Since this date, 10,163,794 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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