July 23rd, 1993

July 23rd, 1993, fell on a Friday. It was day 204 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since July 23rd, 1993.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 23rd, 1993:

  • The comedy movie Coneheads (1993) is released.
  • The film "Poetic Justice", starring Janet Jackson and rapper Tupac Shakur, is released in movie theaters.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 23rd, 1993:

  • United States: Weak - SWV
  • United Kingdom: Pray - Take That

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Poetic Justice" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is July 23rd, 1993 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Weak by SWV is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Pray by Take That is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Poetic Justice 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 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 music news, rock band "Rage Against the Machine" have recently sparked controversy by staging a nude protest at the Lollapalooza concert in Philadelphia. The band's protest was in response to their song "Killing in the Name" being banned from radio stations. The films "Free Willy", "Coneheads" and "Hocus Pocus" have all recently been released in movie theaters. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Seinfeld", "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Dinosaurs" and "Home Improvement".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Night Trap", "Final Fantasy V" and "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Garfield and Friends", "Roseanne", "Blossom" and "Dinosaurs". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Yo-yo", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Nerf Blaster" and "Mighty Max".


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 23rd, 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:

  • 27 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since July 23rd, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 23rd, 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 743382000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 23rd, 1993:

  • 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 25th, 1993: The South African terrorist group APLA kills 11 people in an attack in Kenilworth, Cape Town.
  • July 27th, 1993: Microsoft releases the "Windows NT 3.1" operating system.
  • July 28th, 1993: The comedy / spoof movie Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) is released in cinemas.
  • July 29th, 1993: Ukrainian-American John Demjanjuk is acquitted by the Israeli Supreme Court of being a Nazi death camp guard.
  • August 6th, 1993: The Fugitive (1993) is released in movie theaters.
  • August 9th, 1993: Lionel Richie and his wife Brenda Harvey are divorced.
  • August 13th, 1993: 130 people are killed when the Royal Plaza Hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, collapses.
  • August 14th, 1993: It is announced that NBA star Michael Jordan's father has been found dead in South Carolina.
  • August 18th, 1993: 12-year-old Sara Ann Wood disappears while riding her bike in Frankfort, New York.
  • August 19th, 1993: Actress Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin are married.
  • August 21st, 1993: NASA loses contact with the Mars Observer spacecraft.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 23rd, 1993, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 23rd, 1993 falls under the Salmon.
  • 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.
  • 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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of July:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of July:

  • Revolution Day (Egypt)

Weather

Weather information for July 23rd, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.9 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.33 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on July 23rd, 1993?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 23rd, 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 July 23rd, 1993 was probably conceived around the 13th of October, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 23rd, 1993 is the 2nd of May, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master - Action game developed by SEGA.
  • 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 23rd, 1993.

  • 9,987 days have passed since this date.
  • 862,880,400 seconds have passed since the July 23rd, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,006,693,800 times.
  • Since July 23rd, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 445,246,286,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 143,813,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,207,714 steps. That's about 32,981 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,354,565 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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