December 17th, 1993, fell on a Friday. It was day 351 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.
27 years, 1 months and 4 days have passed since December 17th, 1993.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 17th, 1993:
Tennis player Boris Becker marries Barbara Feltus.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 17th, 1993:
United States: Again - Janet Jackson
United Kingdom: Mr. Blobby - Mr. Blobby
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 17th, 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. In America, the song Again by Janet Jackson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Mr. Blobby by Mr. Blobby is the number one hit song.
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 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 first-person shooter game called "Doom" has recently been released by id Software. Steven Spielberg's historical drama film "Schindler's List" has just been released in movie theaters. Meanwhile, the films "In the Name of the Father" and "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit" have also recently made their big screen debuts. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "One Foot in the Grave", "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" and "Walker, Texas Ranger".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Syndicate", "Myst" and "NBA Jam". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Rosie and Jim", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", "Home Improvement" and "The Nanny". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Mighty Max", "Talkboy" and "Action Man".
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 17th, 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, 1 months and 4 days have passed since December 17th, 1993.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 1993.
Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 17th, 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 756086400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 17th, 1993:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 17th, 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 December 17th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 9th of March, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 17th, 1993 is the 26th of September, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 17th, 1993.
9,897 days have passed since this date.
855,100,800 seconds have passed since the December 17th, 1993.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 997,617,600 times.
Since December 17th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 441,232,012,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 142,516,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,538,669 steps. That's about 32,684 miles!
Since this date, 10,261,210 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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