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September 2nd, 1993.

September 2nd, 1993, was a Thursday. It was day 245 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 10 months and 22 days have passed since September 2nd, 1993.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on September 2nd, 1993?

  • "Jeremy" by Pearl Jam wins Video of the Year at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • Rap star Snoop Dogg is charged with murder.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 2nd, 1993.

  • United States: Can't Help Falling In Love - UB40
  • United Kingdom: Mr. Vain - Culture Beat
Play the top hits from 1993.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1993. Take a trip back to the days of Haddaway, Meat Loaf, Ace of Base and the Urban Cookie Collective.
Rising Sun

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Rising Sun" was at the top of the box office on September 2nd, 1993.

Take me back to September 2nd, 1993!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 2nd, 1993 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

In America, the song Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40 is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Mr. Vain by Culture Beat is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rising Sun is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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.

Meanwhile, in technology news, a relatively new storage format called the CD is beginning to outpace the regular cassette tape in music sales. The disc-based format gives listeners the ability to skip between songs instead of having to manually rewind and forward. 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.

People are currently shocked by recent news reports that pop icon Michael Jackson is currently under investigation for child sexual abuse. In response to the claims, Jackson has labelled them as "extortion". In television news, a new children's show called the "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" has recently made its debut. Singer Mariah Carey has just released her new album "Music Box". The album contains songs such as "Dreamlover" and "Hero".

In Europe, the last Russian troops in the former Soviet state of Lithuania have left the country. Death Row rap star Snoop Dogg and his bodyguard have been charged with the murder of a rival gang member. Meanwhile, the music video for "Jeremy" by American rock band Pearl Jam has just won "Video of the Year" at the 1993 MTV VMA awards. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Sherlock Holmes", "Full House", "Roseanne" and "Martin".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Desert Strike ", "Mortal Kombat", "Final Fantasy V" and "Mortal Kombat II". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Married... with Children", "The Simpsons", "Clarissa Explains It All" and "X-Men: The Animated Series". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Micro Machines, the Game Boy, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) and Action Man.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on September 2nd, 1993.

  • Snoop Dogg is charged with murder.

    Snoop Dogg is charged with murder.

    On September 2nd, 1993, Death Row rap star Snoop Dogg and his bodyguard were charged with the murder of a gang member.

  • The Power Rangers.

    The Power Rangers.

    The "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" sprang onto our screens at the end of 1993. The show centered around teenagers Jason Lee Scott, Trini Kwan, Billy Cranston, Kimberly Hart and Zack Taylor - who had to band together in order to fight off Rita Repulsa's invasion of Earth.

  • Michael Jackson allegations.

    Michael Jackson allegations.

    In August of 1993, allegations of child sexual abuse against pop star Michael Jackson were made public for the first time.

  • Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    During the mid-1990s, kids were reading Goosebumps, which was a series of children's horror books that were written by author R. L. Stine. The original series included books such as "Monster Blood", "Say Cheese and Die!" and "The Barking Ghost".

  • VCRs are a common household item.

    VCRs are a common household item.

    During this period, people were using VCRs to watch tapes of movies and TV shows. The device also gave people the ability to record programs and films onto a blank tape.

  • 1993 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1993?

    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 movies.

    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.

  • Best football players 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.

  • Schindler's List.

    Schindler's List.

    "Schindler's List" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1993.

  • Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    In 1993 and 1994, music CDs were beginning to outsell cassettes and vinyl. This transition marked the beginning of the end for cassette tapes and players.

  • The Peacemakers.

    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.

  • Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle - "A Whole New World"

    Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle - "A Whole New World"

    "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle won a Grammy for 1993's Song of the Year. The track was released for Disney's 1992 animated feature film "Aladdin".

  • Pogs.

    Pogs.

    During 1993, a game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world. By 1995, it had become a fully-blown craze.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • The Super Nintendo.

    The Super Nintendo.

    In August of 1991, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System hit the shelves. In the first half of the 1990s, the Super Nintendo and the Sega Saturn were the dominant video game consoles.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • Early 1990s Fashion.

    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 Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 27 years, 10 months and 22 days have passed since September 2nd, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 2nd, 1993, will be 27 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1993 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 746924400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 2nd, 1993.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 2nd, 1993, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 33.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 2nd, 1993 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

Photographs of early 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - A group of teenagers transform into a team of superheroes.
  • 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.
  • Baywatch - Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • 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.
  • Clarissa Explains It All - Nickelodeon TV series.
  • Beverly Hills, 90210 - A series that followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills.
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Sitcom about an inner-city teenager who moves to his aunt's house in Bel-Air.
  • Blossom - Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.
  • One Foot in the Grave - British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.
  • Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.

Kid's TV shows on September 2nd, 1993.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1993.

  • Living Single
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1993.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1993.

  • Action Man
  • The Talkboy
  • Mighty Max
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Teen Talk Barbie
  • Nerf Blaster
  • Pogs
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Lego Pirates
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Game Boy
  • Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles figures
  • The Ghostbusters Proton Pack
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1993.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out September 2nd, 1999 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on September 2nd.

Bill Shankly

Soccer manager. Deceased
Born on September 2nd, 1913
He was not alive on this date.

Keir Starmer

British politician.
Born on September 2nd, 1962
He turned 31 on this day in 1993.

Keanu Reeves

Actor.
Born on September 2nd, 1964
He turned 29 on this day in 1993.

Salma Hayek

Actress.
Born on September 2nd, 1966
She turned 27 on this day in 1993.

Weather on September 2nd, 1993.

Historical weather information for September 2nd, 1993.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.78 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.61 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on September 2nd, 1993.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 2nd, 1993.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 2nd, 1993 was most likely conceived around the 23rd of November, 1992.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 2nd, 1993 is close to the 12th of June, 1994.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 2nd, 1993.

  • A total of 10,187 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,455 weeks have passed.
  • 880,156,800 seconds have passed since the September 2nd, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,026,849,600 times.
  • Since September 2nd, 1993, the earth has travelled approximately 454,160,908,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 146,692,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,693,485 steps. That's about 33,642 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,561,882 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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