June 26th, 1993

June 26th, 1993, fell on a Saturday. It was day 177 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 6 months and 19 days have passed since June 26th, 1993.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Ariana Grande: Singer.


Music Singles

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

  • United States: That's The Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: Can't Help Falling In Love - UB40

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Jurassic Park" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is June 26th, 1993 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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 Jurassic Park 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 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". In basketball, the Chicago Bulls have won the 1993 NBA Finals after defeating the Phoenix Suns 4-2. This is Chicago's third consecutive championship title - a feat that hasn't been seen since the 1960s.

In Ireland, the country's sodomy law has been reformed to decriminalize homosexuality. The films "Sleepless in Seattle" and "Dennis the Menace" have recently been released in movie theaters. In Canada, Kim Campbell has become the country's first ever female Prime Minister.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Dinosaurs", "Martin", "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" and "X-Men". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Desert Strike ", "Mortal Kombat", "Night Trap" and "Syndicate". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Fireman Sam", "Dinosaurs", "The Ren & Stimpy Show" and "Rugrats".

Popular toys include the likes of "The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Talkboy" and "Action Man".


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 June 26th, 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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 27 years, 6 months and 19 days have passed since June 26th, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 26th, 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 741049200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 26th, 1993:

  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 23rd, 1993: The comedy movie Coneheads (1993) is released.
  • July 23rd, 1993: The film "Poetic Justice", starring Janet Jackson and rapper Tupac Shakur, is released in movie theaters.
  • July 25th, 1993: The South African terrorist group APLA kills 11 people in an attack in Kenilworth, Cape Town.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 26th, 1993, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually .
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 26th, 1993 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

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.
  • 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.
  • Dinosaurs - TV series about a family of dinosaurs.

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
  • 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)
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Mortal Kombat II - Sequel of the arcade fighting game. Developed by Midway Games.
  • 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 and historical figures that were born on the 26th of June:


Weather

Weather information for June 26th, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 74.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 9.4cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on June 26th, 1993?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 26th, 1993?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 26th, 1993.

  • 10,065 days have passed since this date.
  • 869,619,600 seconds have passed since the June 26th, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,014,556,200 times.
  • Since June 26th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 448,723,713,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 144,936,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,787,286 steps. That's about 33,239 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,435,435 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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