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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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Three Colors: Blue

Three Colors: Blue

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Benoît Régent

Country: United States of America

The Untouchables

The Untouchables

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States of America

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

Country: United States of America

Searching for Bobby Fischer

Searching for Bobby Fischer

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Steven Zaillian

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Ben Kingsley, Max Pomeranc, Joan Allen

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Lynn Cohen

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Books

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Streets Of Laredo by Larry McMurtry

Streets Of Laredo

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From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas

The Last Brother by Joe McGinniss

The Last Brother

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Personally acquainted and sympathetic with his subject, the author of The Selling of the President, among other works, brings to startling life the childhood, brief triumph, and long downward slide of

Pigs In Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

Pigs In Heaven

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Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her

Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy

Reengineering The Corporation

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The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements.

The Scorpio Illusion by Robert Ludlum

The Scorpio Illusion

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Don’t ever begin a Ludlum novel if you have to go to work the next day.”—Chicago