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June 16th, 1993.

June 16th, 1993, was a Wednesday. It was day 167 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 11 months and 3 days have passed since June 16th, 1993.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 16th, 1993.

  • United States: That's The Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: Can't Help Falling In Love - UB40
Play the top hits from 1993.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1993. Take a trip back to the days of Haddaway, Meat Loaf, Ace of Base and the Urban Cookie Collective.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Cliffhanger" was at the top of the box office on June 16th, 1993.

Take me back to June 16th, 1993!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 16th, 1993 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40 is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Cliffhanger 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. Meanwhile, in technology news, a relatively new storage format called the CD is beginning to outpace the regular cassette tape in music sales. The disc-based format gives listeners the ability to skip between songs instead of having to manually rewind and forward. 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. Basketball fans are currently in shock at the news that New Jersey Nets shooting guard Dražen Petrović has recently died in a car accident in Germany. Petrović was only 28 years old. In celebrity news, Prince has recently announced that he is changing his name to a symbol. As a result, the media is now referring to him as "the Artist Formerly Known as Prince".

The song "I Get Around" has just been released by rapper Tupac Shakur. Steven Spielberg's new adventure film "Jurassic Park" has recently been released in movie theaters. The movie is currently proving to be a huge box office success. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Matlock", "Full House", "Baywatch" and "Batman: The Animated Series".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Desert Strike ", "Sonic the Hedgehog 2", "FIFA International Soccer" and "Syndicate". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Garfield and Friends", "Clarissa Explains It All" and "The Ren & Stimpy Show". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Transformers, Sylvanian Families, Polly Pocket and G.I. Joe (figures).

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 16th, 1993.

  • Jurassic Park.

    Jurassic Park was being shown in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1 billion dollars.

  • 1993 in music.

    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.

  • 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 movies.

    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.

  • Best football players 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.

  • Schindler's List.

    "Schindler's List" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1993.

  • Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    In 1993 and 1994, music CDs were beginning to outsell cassettes and vinyl. This transition marked the beginning of the end for cassette tapes and players.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Pogs.

    Pogs.

    During 1993, a game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Early 1990s Fashion.

    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 Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 27 years, 11 months and 3 days have passed since June 16th, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 16th, 1993, will be 27 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1993 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 740185200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 16th, 1993.

  • 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 22nd, 1993: The first episode of "Saved by the Bell: The College Years" is aired.
  • 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.
  • June 5th, 1993: Mariah Carey marries Sony Music CEO Tommy Mottola.
  • June 7th, 1993: Croatian NBA player Drazen Petrovic dies in a car accident.
  • June 7th, 1993: Singer "Prince" changes his name to a symbol.
  • June 10th, 1993: 2Pac releases the single "I Get Around".
  • June 11th, 1993: The movie Jurassic Park (1993) is released in movie theaters.
  • This date: June 16th, 1993
  • June 18th, 1993: The movie Last Action Hero (1993), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, is released in cinemas.
  • June 20th, 1993: The Chicago Bulls win the 1993 NBA Finals after they defeat the Phoenix Suns 4-2.
  • June 22nd, 1993: US president Bill Clinton nominates Ruth Bader Ginsburg for the Supreme Court.
  • June 24th, 1993: Homosexuality is decriminalized in Ireland.
  • June 24th, 1993: Northern Ireland Minister Michael Mates resigns over his links to fugitive tycoon Asil Nadir.
  • June 25th, 1993: The movie Sleepless in Seattle (1993) is released.
  • June 25th, 1993: The movie Dennis the Menace (1993) is released.
  • June 25th, 1993: Kim Campbell becomes the first female Prime Minister of Canada.
  • June 29th, 1993: Rapper The Notorious B.I.G. releases his debut single "Party and Bullshit".
  • July 13th, 1993: Chipotle Mexican Grill is founded in Denver, Colorado.
  • July 16th, 1993: The horror comedy film Hocus Pocus (1993) is released in cinemas.
  • July 16th, 1993: The film "Free Willy" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 16th, 1993: Soccer: Peter Beardsley re-signs for Newcastle United.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 16th, 1993, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 16th, 1993 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Baywatch - Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on June 16th, 1993.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • Thomas the Tank Engine
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Popular toys and games in 1993.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1993.

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Syndicate - Tactical game released by Bullfrog Productions. Set in the future.
  • 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.
  • Street Fighter II: The World Warrior - An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
  • Desert Strike - Shoot 'em up game where the player controls an Apache helicopter.
  • Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 16th of June.

Weather on June 16th, 1993.

Historical weather information for June 16th, 1993.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.61 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 13.97cm.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on June 16th, 1993.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 16th, 1993.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 16th, 1993.

  • A total of 10,199 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,457 weeks have passed.
  • 881,193,600 seconds have passed since the June 16th, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,028,059,200 times.
  • Since June 16th, 1993, the earth has travelled approximately 454,695,897,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 146,865,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,782,650 steps. That's about 33,681 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,574,323 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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