What Happened on August 31, 1993

Historical Events

Venice Film Festival

50th Venice Film Festival: "Short Cuts" directed by Robert Altman and "Three Colors: Blue" directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski jointly awarded Golden Lion

  • HMS Mercury, the Royal Navy's communications training establishment, closes after 52 years in commission.
  • Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland Indians 5-4 in 22 innings
  • Venezuela president Carlos Perez flees
1993 History

About August 31, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Help Falling In Love (From "Sliver") - UB40
  • UK #1 Song: Mr Vain - Culture Beat