July 4th, 1993

July 4th, 1993, fell on a Sunday. It was day 185 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 11 months and 29 days have passed since July 4th, 1993.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 4th, 1993:

  • The song "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is released by Deep Blue Something.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 4th, 1993:

  • United States: That's The Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson
  • United Kingdom: Dreams - Gabrielle

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 July 4th, 1993 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. America is celebrating the 4th of July, which means that fireworks are being set off and families are holding barbeques together.

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, Dreams by Gabrielle 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. A game called Pogs is spreading throughout the world. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Family Matters", "Clarissa Explains It All" and "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Mario Kart", "Night Trap", "Syndicate" and "Mortal Kombat II". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Full House", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Doug". Popular toys include the likes of "Transformers", "Sylvanian Families", "Yo-yo" and "Super Soaker (water gun)".


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 July 4th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 26 years, 11 months and 29 days have passed since July 4th, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 4th, 1993, will be 26 years of age.
  • People born in 1993 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 741740400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 4th, 1993:

  • June 7th, 1993: Croatian NBA player Drazen Petrovic dies in a car accident. .
  • 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 25th, 1993: The movie Sleepless in Seattle (1993) is released.
  • June 25th, 1993: The movie Dennis the Menace (1993) is released.
  • July 16th, 1993: The horror comedy film Hocus Pocus (1993) is released in cinemas.
  • July 23rd, 1993: The comedy movie Coneheads (1993) is released.
  • July 28th, 1993: The comedy / spoof movie Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) is released in cinemas.
  • August 3rd, 1993: The body of Michael Jordan's father, James R. Jordan Sr., is found in South Carolina.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 4th, 1993, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 4th, 1993 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

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" - "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 4th of July:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of July:

  • Independence Day (USA)

Weather

Weather information for July 4th, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.0 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 75.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 24.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 21.89 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on July 4th, 1993.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 4th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 24th of September, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 4th, 1993 is the 13th of April, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

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.
  • 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 4th, 1993.

  • 9,860 days have passed since this date.
  • 851,904,000 seconds have passed since the July 4th, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 993,888,000 times.
  • Since July 4th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 439,582,464,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 141,984,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,263,744 steps. That's about 32,562 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,222,848 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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