26th of May, 1993

The 26th of May, 1993, fell on a Wednesday. Day 146 of 1993. Decade: 1990s.

27 years, 0 months and 3 days have passed since the 26th of May, 1993.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 26th of May, 1993:

  • Menace II Society (1993) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of May, 1993:

  • United States: That's The Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: All That She Wants - Ace of Base

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Sliver" 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 May, 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:

  • 27 years, 0 months and 3 days have passed since the 26th of May, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of May, 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 738370800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 26th of May, 1993:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of May, 1993, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of May, 1993 falls under the Deer.
  • 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" - "Roseanne" - "Garfield and Friends" - "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 26th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 26th of May, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.0 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 54.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 26th of May, 1993.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of May, 1993 was probably conceived around the 16th of August, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of May, 1993 is the 5th of March, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

26th of May

Events that have occurred on the 26th of May:

  • 26th of May, 1980: 2,000 people are killed in South Korea when military forces clash with pro-democracy protesters.
  • 26th of May, 1999: Manchester United defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final after scoring two goals in injury time.
  • 26th of May, 2004: Porto win the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final.
  • 26th of May, 2004: The Day After Tomorrow (2004) is released.
  • 26th of May, 2004: Fantasia Barrino wins Season 3 of American Idol.
  • 26th of May, 1967: The album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is released by The Beatles.
  • 26th of May, 1982: Football: Aston Villa win the European Cup after defeating Bayern Munich 1-0.
  • 26th of May, 1983: Manchester United win the FA Cup final after they beat Brighton 4-0 in a replay.
  • 26th of May, 1989: Arsenal win the Football League in the final game of the season after Michael Thomas scores a late winner against Liverpool.
  • 26th of May, 1995: The movie Casper (1995) is released in movie theaters.
  • 26th of May, 2006: The video game "Hitman: Blood Money" is released.
  • 26th of May, 2007: Actress Lindsay Lohan is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • 26th of May, 2007: Sean Kingston releases his single "Beautiful Girls".
  • 26th of May, 2009: Mike Tyson's three-year-old daughter Exodus passes away after suffering an accident on an exercise treadmill.
  • 26th of May, 2010: Lee DeWyze wins the 9th season of American Idol.
  • 26th of May, 2010: Real Madrid sack manager Manuel Pellegrini.
  • 26th of May, 2011: Actress Lindsay Lohan receives a 120-day jail sentence for theft.
  • 26th of May, 2011: The Hangover Part II (2011) is released.
  • 26th of May, 2011: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) is released.
  • 26th of May, 2011: Former Serbian general Ratko Mladic is arrested in Lazarevo, northern Serbia.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of May, 1993.

  • 9,865 days have passed since this date.
  • 852,336,000 seconds have passed since the 26th of May, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 994,392,000 times.
  • Since the 26th of May, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 439,805,376,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 142,056,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,300,896 steps. That's about 32,578 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,228,032 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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