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October 9th, 1993.

October 9th, 1993, was a Saturday. It was day 282 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 6 months and 29 days have passed since October 9th, 1993.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

Born on October 9th, 1993.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • George Kittle: NFL player.

Music charts.

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

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Malice" was at the top of the box office on October 9th, 1993.

Take me back to October 9th, 1993!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

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 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. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "One Foot in the Grave", "Clarissa Explains It All", "Batman: The Animated Series" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Night Trap", "Final Fantasy V", "Syndicate" and "Myst".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" and "Animaniacs". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Jenga, Polly Pocket, Yo-yo and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).

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 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.

  • Pogs.

    During 1993, a game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) 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.

  • 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.

  • Power Rangers.

    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.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 27 years, 6 months and 29 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.
  • Generation: 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.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 9th, 1993, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 9th, 1993 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

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.

  • Walker, Texas Ranger - Starring Chuck Norris.
  • Boy Meets World - A sitcom that revolves around the life of a boy called Cory Matthews.
  • Frasier - Sitcom about a therapist / talk-show host called Dr. Frasier Crane.
  • The X-Files - Special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully team up to investigate the paranormal.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on October 9th, 1993.

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

  • Rocko's Modern Life
  • Biker Mice from Mars
  • Tales from the Cryptkeeper
  • Animaniacs
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
  • 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
  • Nerf Blaster
  • Pogs
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • The Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 9th of October.

Weather on October 9th, 1993.

Historical weather information for October 9th, 1993.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.5 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 53.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 9.4cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 9th, 1993.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 9th, 1993 was most likely conceived around the 30th of December, 1992.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 9th, 1993 is close to the 19th of July, 1994.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 9th, 1993.

  • A total of 10,072 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,438 weeks have passed.
  • 870,220,800 seconds have passed since the October 9th, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,015,257,600 times.
  • Since October 9th, 1993, the earth has travelled approximately 449,033,932,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 145,036,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,838,989 steps. That's about 33,262 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,442,650 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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