June 16th, 1993, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 167 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.
27 years, 8 months and 15 days have passed since June 16th, 1993.
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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. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "One Foot in the Grave", "Batman: The Animated Series" and "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Street Fighter II: The World Warrior", "Super Mario Kart", "Sonic the Hedgehog 2" and "FIFA International Soccer".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Full House", "Rosie and Jim", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Batman: The Animated Series". Popular toys include the likes of "Transformers", "G.I. Joe (figures)", "Littlest Pet Shop" and "Talkboy".
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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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jurassic Park was being shown in movie theaters at the time. The movie went on to gross over $1 billion dollars.
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