9th of August, 1993

The 9th of August, 1993, fell on a Monday. Day 221 of 1993. Decade: 1990s.

26 years, 6 months and 10 days have passed since the 9th of August, 1993.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 9th of August, 1993:

  • Lionel Richie and his wife Brenda Harvey are divorced.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 9th of August, 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 "Rising Sun" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 the 9th of August, 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.

  • Kids' TV - 1993.

    Children in 1993 would have been watching TV shows such as Doug, Home Improvement, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Barney & Friends, Martin, Full House, Bananas in Pyjamas, Roseanne, Tales from the Cryptkeeper, "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", Animaniacs, Biker Mice from Mars, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Mighty Max, Rocko's Modern Life, Boy Meets World and The Animals of Farthing Wood.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 26 years, 6 months and 10 days have passed since the 9th of August, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 9th of August, 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 744850800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 9th of August, 1993:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 9th of August, 1993, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 9th of August, 1993 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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:

  • Talkboy
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of August:


Weather

Weather information for the 9th of August, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 9th of August, 1993.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 9th of August, 1993 was probably conceived around the 30th of October, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 9th of August, 1993 is the 19th of May, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

9th of August

Events that have occurred on the 9th of August:

  • 9th of August, 1969: The Manson Family murder Sharon Tate, Abigail Folger, Wojciech Frykowski and Jay Sebring.
  • 9th of August, 1971: Internment: British government forces arrest hundreds of Irish nationalists and detain them without trial.
  • 9th of August, 1974: The Watergate scandal forces Richard Nixon to resign as President of the United States.
  • 9th of August, 1974: Vice President Gerald Ford becomes the 38th President of the United States.
  • 9th of August, 1999: WWF: Chris Jericho makes his debut.
  • 9th of August, 1999: Islamist Chechen fighters occupy Russia's Dagestan region before declaring it an independent state.
  • 9th of August, 2008: Comedian Bernie Mac dies from pneumonia, which was brought on by a condition called sarcoidosis.
  • 9th of August, 1985: Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) is released in movie theaters.
  • 9th of August, 1989: The Abyss (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • 9th of August, 2010: The song "Love the Way You Lie" is released by Eminem and Rihanna.
  • 9th of August, 2016: Football: Everton defender John Stones joins Manchester City.

Computer 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.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 9th of August, 1993.

  • 9,690 days have passed since this date.
  • 837,219,600 seconds have passed since the 9th of August, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 976,756,200 times.
  • Since the 9th of August, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 432,005,313,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 139,536,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,000,886 steps. That's about 32,000 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,046,635 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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