May 2nd, 1993

May 2nd, 1993, fell on a Sunday. It was day 122 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 2 months and 0 days have passed since May 2nd, 1993.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 2nd, 1993:

  • Football: Manchester United win their first league title in 26 years.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 2nd, 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 "Indecent Proposal" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 2nd, 1993 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 1993 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

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 Indecent Proposal is at the top of the Box Office.

A game called Pogs is spreading throughout the world. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Roseanne", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Mortal Kombat", "Final Fantasy V" and "FIFA International Soccer".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Fireman Sam", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "The Wonder Years" and "Beverly Hills, 90210". Popular toys include the likes of "G.I. Joe (figures)", "Pogs", "Nerf Blaster" and "Talkboy".


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 May 2nd, 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.

  • 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.

  • Eurovision 1993

    The 1993 Eurovision song contest is held in Millstreet, Ireland. The host nation win the contest with the song "In Your Eyes" by Niamh Kavanagh.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 27 years, 2 months and 0 days have passed since May 2nd, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 2nd, 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 736297200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 2nd, 1993:

  • April 4th, 1993: WrestleMania IX: Bret Hart loses to Yokozuna at Caesars Palace in Paradise, Nevada.
  • 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.
  • April 21st, 1993: Football: French side Marseille win the UEFA Champions League after defeating A.C. Milan 1-0.
  • April 27th, 1993: The Zambian national football team dies in a plane crash .
  • May 1st, 1993: Sri Lanka president Ranasinghe Premadasa is assassinated in a suicide bombing.
  • May 7th, 1993: The song "Whoomp! (There It Is)" is released.
  • May 10th, 1993: UB40 release the song "Can't Help Falling in Love".
  • May 12th, 1993: The last episode of "The Wonder Years" is aired.
  • May 15th, 1993: Ireland win the Eurovision with Niamh Kavanagh's song "In Your Eyes".
  • May 20th, 1993: The final episode of "Cheers" is aired.
  • May 20th, 1993: FA Cup Final 1993: Arsenal defeat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 21st, 1993: Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) is released.
  • May 26th, 1993: Menace II Society (1993) is released.
  • May 28th, 1993: The movie Cliffhanger (1993), starring Sylvester Stallone, is released in cinemas.
  • May 28th, 1993: The movie Super Mario Bros. (1993) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 2nd, 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: May 2nd, 1993 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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:

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 2nd, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 56.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.5 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on May 2nd, 1993.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 2nd, 1993 was probably conceived around the 23rd of July, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 2nd, 1993 is the 9th of February, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

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.
  • 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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 2nd, 1993.

  • 9,923 days have passed since this date.
  • 857,347,200 seconds have passed since the May 2nd, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,000,238,400 times.
  • Since May 2nd, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 442,391,155,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 142,891,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,731,859 steps. That's about 32,770 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,288,166 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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