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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1993: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1993?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1993 Northwest Airlink plane crashes in Minnesota, killing 18.
  • 02 Dec 1993 A Websters musical Sunset Promenade premieres in LA
  • 04 Dec 1993 Dan Jansen skates world record 500 metre (35.92 seconds).
  • 05 Dec 1993 Timon of Athens closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • 06 Dec 1993 Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 5 km 7 13.29.
  • 07 Dec 1993 Robert Goulet undergoes prostate cancer surgery
  • 08 Dec 1993 4th Billboard Music Awards
  • 09 Dec 1993 My Fair Lady opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 165 performances
  • 10 Dec 1993 Dow Jones hits record 3740.67
  • 11 Dec 1993 59th Heisman Trophy Award: Charlie Ward, Florida State (quarterback).
  • 12 Dec 1993 Any Given Day closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 32 performances
  • 13 Dec 1993 Dow Jones hits record 3764.43
  • 14 Dec 1993 Moslem fundamentalists murder 12 Kroates / Bosnians in Algeria
  • 15 Dec 1993 British Premier Major / Irish Premier Reynolds signs Downing Street Declaration concerning Northern Ireland self determination
  • 16 Dec 1993 Red Shoes opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 17 Dec 1993 Kevin Scott skates world record 1000 m (1:12.54)
  • 18 Dec 1993 Kevin Scott skates world record 1000 metre (1:12.54).
  • 19 Dec 1993 Red Shoes closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 20 Dec 1993 Donald Trump weds Marla Maples.
  • 24 Dec 1993 Alexander Mackendrick, British/US director (Lady Killers, Whiskey Galore!), dies at age 81.
  • 26 Dec 1993 Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41)
  • 27 Dec 1993 Candles, Snow, and Mistletoe opens at Palace Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 28 Dec 1993 Dow-Jones hits record 3793.49
  • 29 Dec 1993 Courtney Love sues doctors for leaking news of her methadone treatment
  • 30 Dec 1993 Candles, Snow, and Mistletoe closes at Palace NYC after 7 performances
  • 31 Dec 1993 Barbra Striesand does her 1st live public concert in 20 years

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Country: United States of America

Philadelphia

Philadelphia

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Country: United States of America

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Randa Haines

Starring: Robert Duvall, Richard Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Sandra Bullock

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Grumpy Old Men

Grumpy Old Men

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1993?
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The Fires Of Heaven by Robert Jordan

The Fires Of Heaven

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The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and go. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.Let

The Best Cat Ever by Cleveland Amory

The Best Cat Ever

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Picking up where "The Cat Who Came for Christmas" and "The Cat and the Curmudgeon" left off, this beautiful new paperback edition continues the story of the cat named Polar Bear

Private Parts by Howard Stern

Private Parts

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An autobiography by the original "shock jock" reveals his takes on politics, current affairs, and the entertainment business

The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

The Robber Bride

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Margaret Atwood's The Robber Bride is inspired by "The Robber Bridegroom," a wonderfully grisly tale from the Brothers Grimm in which an evil groom lures three maidens into his lair and

Hotel Pastis by Peter Mayle

Hotel Pastis

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With his national bestsellers A Year in Provence and Toujours Provence, Peter Mayle gave new meaning to the phrase "great escape."