Dateline: Events/Week of August 1, 1993 In News, Pop Culture, Tech, Celebrity, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts
On The News
Israel halts its military offensive against Iranian-backed guerrillas in southern Lebanon after the U.S. negotiated a cease-fire agreement with Lebanon.
President Clinton makes a national TV appeal for support of his $496-billion deficit reduction plan.
President Clinton’s economic program of tax increases and spending is cleared by the Senate – barely 51-50 as Al Gore cast the decider.
The United States and its NATO allies agree on a plan to use air strikes to aid the beleaguered defenders of Sarajevo NATO officials declare.
Billionaire Ross Perot attacks President Clinton’s deficit-cutting plan as inadequate. He blamed new government deficit estimates for the fact that his five-year plan fails to eliminate red ink spending the way t claimed it would in his presidential campaign last year.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is confirmed as the second woman to sit on the Supreme Court.
St. Louis - The surging Missouri, Mississippi and Illinois rivers contaminated two more water treatment plans, swamp historic brick storefronts, backed sewage into homes and sent thousands fleeing.
A Zulu army of more than 200 cut a swath through Tembisa, South Africa – killing 30.
Unemployment edges down to 6.8%.
Entertainment /Celebrity news – August 1, 1993
Kathie Lee Gifford gives birth to a baby girl.
The talk of Hollywood is the arrest of Heidi Fleiss – the madam to the stars.
Music news – August 1, 1993
Some rappers are appealing to Michael Jackson who owns all the Beatles songs and they’d like to put their spin on several Beatles tunes.
Tuesday night television listings/TV guide – August 1, 1993
CBS – Rescue 911, Movie
NBC – Movie, Dateline NBC, Jay Leno
ABC – Full House, Where I Live Doug, Roseanne, Coach, Civil Wars, Nightline
Fox – Beverly Hills 90210, America’s Most Wanted
PBS – Nova, Frontline, P.O.V.
Disney – Best of Walt Disney Presents
MTV – Rock Videos That Don’t Such
On the CBS Movie – The Disappearance of Nora - Veronica Hamel
On Jay Leno – Dieta Adams
On Arsenio Hall – Sinbad, Michael Wolff
Top movies – August 1, 1993
In the Line of Fire
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Sleepless in Seattle