October 4th, 1993, fell on a Monday. It was day 277 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.
27 years, 3 months and 13 days have passed since October 4th, 1993.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 4th, 1993:
Russian President Boris Yeltsin orders the army to storm parliament.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 4th, 1993:
United States: Dream Lover - Mariah Carey
United Kingdom: Boom Shake The Room - Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Malice" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is October 4th, 1993 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.
Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Dream Lover by Mariah Carey is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Boom Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Malice 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. 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.
A new teen sitcom called "Boy Meets World" has made its debut on ABC. The new show chronicles the everyday life of Philadelphia student Cory Matthews. Meanwhile, Chuck Norris' new show "Walker, Texas Ranger" has also started showing on CBS. A new crime film called "A Bronx Tale" has just been released in movie theaters. A new comedy movie called "Cool Runnings", starring John Candy, has also made its big screen debut. In Mogadishu, Somalia, a battle between US forces and militiamen loyal to warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid has resulted in the deaths of 19 American soldiers.
In Russia, the army has stormed the parliament building in Moscow on the orders of President Boris Yeltsin. This follows a constitutional crisis that began last month after Yeltsin attempted to dissolve the Supreme Soviet. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Melrose Place", "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and "Boy Meets World". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Desert Strike
", "Night Trap" and "NBA Jam".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Fireman Sam", "The Simpsons", "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" and "Taz-Mania". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Sylvanian Families", "G.I. Joe (figures)", "Super Soaker (water gun)" 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 October 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" spring onto our screens when teenagers Jason Lee Scott, Trini Kwan, Billy Cranston, Kimberly Hart and Zack Taylor band together to fight off Rita Repulsa's invasion of Earth.
Basic facts and information about this date:
27 years, 3 months and 13 days have passed since October 4th, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 4th, 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 749689200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 4th, 1993:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 4th, 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 October 4th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 25th of December, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 4th, 1993 is the 14th of July, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 4th, 1993.
9,967 days have passed since this date.
861,152,400 seconds have passed since the October 4th, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,004,677,800 times.
Since October 4th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 444,354,638,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 143,525,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,059,106 steps. That's about 32,915 miles!
Since this date, 10,333,829 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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