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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1993.
The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1993: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1993?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1993 In the Summer House opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • 02 Aug 1993 Peter Angelos and William DeWitt purchase Orioles
  • 04 Aug 1993 Angolese air force bombs Huambo
  • 06 Aug 1993 Japan Hosokawa government begins
  • 07 Aug 1993 Camelot closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 08 Aug 1993 California State senator Tom Hayden (54) weds actress Barbara Williams (40)
  • 09 Aug 1993 The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan loses a 38-year hold on national leadership.
  • 10 Aug 1993 Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA
  • 11 Aug 1993 Director Oliver Stone files for divorce from Elizabeth
  • 12 Aug 1993 Pope John Paul II begins visit of US
  • 13 Aug 1993 Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24
  • 14 Aug 1993 Dr William Masters (78) weds college sweetheart Geraldine Oliver (76)
  • 15 Aug 1993 Goodbye Girl closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 188 performances
  • 17 Aug 1993 For the first time, the public is allowed inside Buckingham Palace.
  • 18 Aug 1993 Historical Kapelbrug in Luzern Switz, destroyed by fire
  • 19 Aug 1993 34th Walker Cup: US, 19-5
  • 20 Aug 1993 Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
  • 21 Aug 1993 Lyricist Bernie Taupin weds Strephanie Haymes
  • 22 Aug 1993 In the Summer House closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 25 performances
  • 23 Aug 1993 Fred McGriff and David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back HRs twice in same game
  • 24 Aug 1993 Mars Observer comes closest to Mars
  • 27 Aug 1993 Yak-40 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 79 killed / 1 lives
  • 28 Aug 1993 Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed
  • 29 Aug 1993 21st du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton
  • 30 Aug 1993 150,000,000 millionth visitor to Eiffel Tower
  • 31 Aug 1993 Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland Indians 5-4 in 22 innings

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Music charts

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Movies

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Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Country: United States of America

Little Old New York

Little Old New York

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Marion Davies, Stephen Carr, J.M. Kerrigan, Harrison Ford

Country: United States of America

Prisoners

Prisoners

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

Country: United States of America

Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

Country: United States of America

Books

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A World Waiting To Be Born by M. Scott Peck

A World Waiting To Be Born

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Just as The Road Less Traveled provided hope and guidance for individuals seeking growth, this major new work by M. Scott Peck, M.D., offers a needed prescription for our deeply ailing society.

I'll Be Seeing You by Mary Higgins Clark

I'll Be Seeing You

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From the “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark, a gripping and twisting mystery featuring a television news reporter who finds herself drawn into a terrifying web of treachery, where nothing is as it seems and the truth may be too …

Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow

Pleading Guilty

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Returning to the now-renowned locale of Kindle County, Scott Turow gives us Mack Malloy, ex-cop, not-quite-ex-drunk, and partner-on-the-wane in one of the country's most high-powered law firms.

Gai-Jin by James Clavell

Gai-Jin

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The heir to the magnificent English trading company, the Noble House…the direct descendant of the first Toranaga Shogun battling to usher his country into the modern age…a beautiful young French woman

After All These Years by Susan Isaacs

After All These Years

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The day after her lavish wedding anniversary bash, Rosie Meyers gets a big surprise: her nouveau riche husband, Richie, is leaving her for a sultry, sophisticated, size-six MBA.