October 9th, 1993, fell on a Saturday. It was day 282 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.
27 years, 1 months and 16 days have passed since October 9th, 1993.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 9th, 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 9th, 1993 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
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 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. In basketball news, Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan has just announced that he will be retiring from the NBA. Meanwhile, a new sci-fi movie called Demolition Man, starring Wesley Snipes and Sylvester Stallone, has recently been released in movie theaters.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "Family Matters", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "Melrose Place". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Sonic the Hedgehog 2", "Syndicate", "Gunstar Heroes" and "NBA Jam". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Clarissa Explains It All", "Dinosaurs" and "X-Men: The Animated Series".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Yo-yo", "G.I. Joe (figures)" and "Littlest Pet Shop".
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 9th, 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.
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:
This date fell on a weekend.
27 years, 1 months and 16 days have passed since October 9th, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 9th, 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 750121200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 9th, 1993:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 9th, 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 9th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 30th of December, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 9th, 1993 is the 19th of July, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
NBA Jam - Basketball arcade game.
Myst - Puzzle adventure game that was released for the Macintosh.
Gunstar Heroes - Run and gun video game for the Sega Mega Drive.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 9th, 1993.
9,909 days have passed since this date.
856,141,200 seconds have passed since the October 9th, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 998,831,400 times.
Since October 9th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 441,768,859,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 142,690,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,628,143 steps. That's about 32,724 miles!
Since this date, 10,273,694 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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