July 29th, 1993, fell on a Thursday. It was day 210 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.
27 years, 3 months and 27 days have passed since July 29th, 1993.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 29th, 1993:
Ukrainian-American John Demjanjuk is acquitted by the Israeli Supreme Court of being a Nazi death camp guard.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 29th, 1993:
United States: Can't Help Falling In Love - UB40
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 29th, 1993 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.
In America, the song Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40 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 Cape Town, South Africa, eleven people have been killed in a terrorist attack by the APLA. The attack happened when four members of the APLA opened fire on a congregation inside St James Church in Kenilworth.
In technology news, Microsoft has just released its new operating system "Windows NT 3.1". The comedy films "Coneheads" and "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" have both been released in movie theaters. In Israel, Ukrainian-American John Demjanjuk has recently been acquitted by the Supreme Court of being a Nazi death camp guard. His acquittal has come on the back of new evidence that casts doubt over the claim that he is "Ivan the Terrible". Five years ago, Demjanjuk had been found guilty and sentenced to death.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Blossom", "The Ren & Stimpy Show" and "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mortal Kombat", "Final Fantasy V", "Syndicate" and "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Married... with Children", "Dinosaurs", "Doug" and "Taz-Mania".
Popular toys include the likes of "Polly Pocket", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Nerf Blaster" and "Talkboy".
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 29th, 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.
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" 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.
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 and information about this date:
27 years, 3 months and 27 days have passed since July 29th, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 29th, 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 743900400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 29th, 1993:
July 16th, 1993: The horror comedy film Hocus Pocus (1993) is released in cinemas.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 29th, 1993?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 29th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 19th of October, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 29th, 1993 is the 8th of May, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
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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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 29th, 1993.
9,981 days have passed since this date.
862,362,000 seconds have passed since the July 29th, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,006,089,000 times.
Since July 29th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 444,978,792,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 143,727,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,163,132 steps. That's about 32,961 miles!
Since this date, 10,348,344 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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