December 28th, 1993

December 28th, 1993, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 362 of 1993. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since December 28th, 1993.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 28th, 1993:

  • Italian striker Roberto Baggio wins the 1993 Ballon d'Or.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 28th, 1993:

  • United States: Hero - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: Mr. Blobby - Mr. Blobby

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Pelican Brief" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 28th, 1993 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Christmas Day of 1993 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season.

In America, the song Hero by Mariah Carey 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 Pelican Brief 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.

Pop star Michael Jackson has come out an publicly denied the child molestation allegations that have been leveled against him since August. In a pre-recorded video, Jackson hit out at the claims and called them "totally false". The films "Schindler's List" and "Philadelphia" have both made their big screen debuts. Meanwhile, a new comedy film called "Grumpy Old Men" has also been released in movie theaters. In soccer news, Italian striker Roberto Baggio has won the 1993 Ballon d'Or, having beat out contenders such as Dennis Bergkamp and Eric Cantona.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "Full House", "Home Improvement" and "Boy Meets World". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Desert Strike ", "FIFA International Soccer", "Syndicate" and "NBA Jam". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Dinosaurs", "Barney & Friends" and "Tales from the Cryptkeeper".

Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "Micro Machines", "Jenga" and "G.I. Joe (figures)".


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 28th, 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.

  • 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:

  • 27 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since December 28th, 1993.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1993.
  • Leap Year: 1993 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 28th, 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 757036800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 28th, 1993:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 28th, 1993, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1993 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 28th, 1993 falls under the Goose.
  • 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

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.
  • 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 and historical figures that were born on the 28th of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 28th, 1993:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 12.0 degrees Fahrenheit. -11.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.89 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.57cm.

US President

Who was the US President on December 28th, 1993?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 28th, 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 28th, 1993 was probably conceived around the 20th of March, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 28th, 1993 is the 7th of October, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 28th, 1993.

  • 9,886 days have passed since this date.
  • 854,150,400 seconds have passed since the December 28th, 1993.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 996,508,800 times.
  • Since December 28th, 1993, earth has travelled approximately 440,741,606,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 142,358,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,456,934 steps. That's about 32,648 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,249,805 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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