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February 19th, 1993...

Today is Friday !

 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 19th of February:

1473 - Nicolaus Copernicus, mathematician and astronomer (d. 1543)
1876 - Constantin Brancusi, Romanian sculptor (d. 1957)
1924 - Lee Marvin, American actor (d. 1987)
1957 - Falco, Austrian singer (d. 1998)
1962 - Hana Mandlikova, Czech tennis player
1963 - Seal, British singer

 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

David Letterman / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 650, February 18, 1993



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