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February 16th, 1993...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Will Always Love You"
by Whitney Houston

In the UK:
"No Limit"
by 2 Unlimited
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Chemistry of Love

(TIME Cover: February the 15th, 1993)

 Famous people born on the 16th of February:

1032 - Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)
1710 - King Louis XV of France (d. 1774)
1866 - Vyacheslav Ivanov, a Russian poet (d. 1949)
1959 - John McEnroe, American tennis player
1960 - Pete Willis, English guitarist (Def Leppard)
1961 - Andy Taylor, English musician (Duran Duran)

 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

Neneh Cherry / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 649, February 4, 1993



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