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September 16th, 1993...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Mariah Carey

In the UK:
"Mr Vain"
by Culture Beat
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat

(TIME Cover: September the 13th, 1993)

 Famous people born on the 16th of September:

1387 - King Henry V of England (d. 1422)
1507 - Jiajing, Emperor of China (d. 1567)
1782 - Daoguang, Emperor of China (d. 1850)
1853 - Albrecht Kossel, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1927)
1924 - Lauren Bacall, American actress
1925 - B. B. King, American musician
1927 - Peter Falk, American actor
1941 - Richard Perle, American political advisor
1948 - Kenny Jones, English rock drummer (The Small Faces - The Who)
1956 - David Copperfield, American magician
1956 - Mickey Rourke, American actor

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1993

Nelson Mandela

with Frederik Willem de Klerk, for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa

South Africa

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1993 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1993

Schindler's List
directed by Steven Spielberg
with Liam Neeson (Oskar Schindler) and Ralph Fiennes (Amon Goeth)

Designed in 1993

The Jamaica barstool
by Pepe Cortes

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Jerry Garcia / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 664, September 2, 1993



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