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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 02 Dec 1993 Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar is shot and killed by police in Medellín.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1993?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
  2. - Againyoutube
  3. - Heroyoutube
  4. - All That She Wants
  5. - Shoop

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Mr Blobby
  2. - Twist And Shout
  3. - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
  4. - Exterminate!
  5. - Things Can Only Get Better

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1993?

Hotel Pastis by Peter Mayle

Hotel Pastis

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Peter Mayle, with his bestsellers A Year in Provence et Toujours Provence gave new meaning to "great escape"

Lasher by Anne Rice

Lasher

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"SEDUCTIVE MAGIC...SPELLBINDING...Rice stages her scenes in a wide variety of times and locales, tapping deeply into the richest veins of mythology and history." --San

Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

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Stephen King's classic collection of short stories is #1 New York Times bestseller! A wrong turn on a lonely road leads to a lost couple in Rock and Roll Heaven Oregon where there's no escape from the free nightly concert …

Further Along The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck

Further Along The Road Less Traveled

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Further along the Road Less traveled presents Dr. Peck's lectures and provides deep insights into the most pressing issues facing us all today: forgiveness, spirituality, and relationships.

The Hope by Herman Wouk

The Hope

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Herman Wouk is a novelist who has captured the history of our time like no other. His novels are rich in character and full of drama.