December 10th, 1993

December 10th, 1993, fell on a Friday. It was day 344 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 11 months and 17 days have passed since December 10th, 1993.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 10th, 1993:

  • Wayne's World 2 (1993) is released in movie theaters.
  • Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) is released.
  • The video game Doom is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 10th, 1993:

  • United States: I'd Do Anything For Love - Meat Loaf
  • United Kingdom: I'd Do Anything For Love - Meat Loaf

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Wayne's World 2" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 10th, 1993 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The Christmas season of 1993 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio. The song I'd Do Anything For Love by Meat Loaf is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Wayne's World 2 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. In Medellin, Colombia, drug lord Pablo Escobar has been killed by a special operations unit called Search Bloc. Escobar had been on the run from authorities since his escape from La Catedral prison earlier this year. Meanwhile, Hip Hop group Salt-N-Pepa have just released their new song "What a Man".

Music fans are saddened by the recent death of American singer Frank Zappa. Zappa was 52 years old and had been fighting a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. In the United Kingdom, Princess Diana has announced that she is officially retiring from public life. In Garden City, New York, six people have been killed in a mass shooting. The shooting occurred onboard a Long Island Railroad train. The shooter, a Jamaican immigrant called Colin Ferguson, was restrained by passengers as he attempted to reload his gun. The film "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit" has just been released in movie theaters.

A new first-person shooter game called "Doom" has recently been released by id Software. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Family Matters", "One Foot in the Grave", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Desert Strike ", "Syndicate" and "Mortal Kombat II".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Barney & Friends" and "Biker Mice from Mars". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Sylvanian Families", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Littlest Pet Shop" 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 December 10th, 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.

  • 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:

  • 26 years, 11 months and 17 days have passed since December 10th, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 10th, 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 755481600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 10th, 1993:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 10th, 1993, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 10th, 1993 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Nanny - Fran Fine becomes a nanny in wealthy widower Maxwell Sheffield's home.
  • 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.

1993 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1993.

  • The Nanny
  • 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

1993 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1993:

  • Action Man
  • 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
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 10th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 10th, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.27cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on December 10th, 1993?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 10th, 1993?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 10th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 2nd of March, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 10th, 1993 is the 19th of September, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Doom - Sci-fi FPS shooter game.
  • Disney's Aladdin - Platform SEGA game based on the 1992 film.
  • 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.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Platform game developed for the Sega Genesis.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 10th, 1993.

  • 9,849 days have passed since this date.
  • 850,953,600 seconds have passed since the December 10th, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 992,779,200 times.
  • Since December 10th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 439,092,057,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 141,825,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,182,010 steps. That's about 32,525 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,211,443 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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