April 27th, 1993, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 117 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.
27 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since April 27th, 1993.
On This Date
Events that occurred on April 27th, 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 April 27th, 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.
Take Me Back!
The date is April 27th, 1993 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 1993 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.
In America, the song Informer by Snow is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Young At Heart by Bluebells is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Cop and a Half 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 the NFL, quarterback Joe Montana has been traded to the Kansas City Chiefs. In soccer, French side Marseille have won the 1993 UEFA Champions League after defeating Italian side A.C. Milan 1-0. A 43rd minute goal from defender Basile Boli was enough to decide the game. Meanwhile, tragedy has also struck the sport, as most of the Zambian national football team have been tragically killed in a plane crash near Gabon. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" and "Mad About You".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Wolfenstein 3D", "Ecco the Dolphin", "Super Mario Kart" and "Sonic the Hedgehog 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Saved by the Bell", "Rugrats" and "Batman: The Animated Series". Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "Yo-yo", "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 April 27th, 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.
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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
27 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since April 27th, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 27th, 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 735865200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around April 27th, 1993:
March 31st, 1993: Actor Brandon Lee dies after being accidentally shot while filming a scene for the movie "The Crow".
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.
April 19th, 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.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 27th, 1993?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on April 27th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 18th of July, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 27th, 1993 is the 4th of February, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 27th, 1993.
10,127 days have passed since this date.
874,976,400 seconds have passed since the April 27th, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,020,805,800 times.
Since April 27th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 451,487,822,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 145,829,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,247,970 steps. That's about 33,444 miles!
Since this date, 10,499,717 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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