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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1993?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1993 New York Judge Sol Wachtler indicted for harassing Joy Silverman.
  • 02 Feb 1993 Frito Lay pays court ordered $2,500,000 to Tom Wait for using his song
  • 03 Feb 1993 Federal trial of four police officers charged with civil rights violations in videotaped beating of Rodney King begins in Los Angeles, California.
  • 04 Feb 1993 Marge Schott suspended from baseball for 1 year due to racism
  • 05 Feb 1993 U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Family and Medical Leave Act.
  • 06 Feb 1993 Riddick Bowe TKOs Michael Dokes in one round for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 07 Feb 1993 Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm Bamm Rubble wed
  • 08 Feb 1993 GM sues NBC, alleging that Dateline NBC program had rigged 2 car-truck crashes to show that 1973-87 GM pickups were prone to fires
  • 09 Feb 1993 Army of opium king Khun Sa kills 60 in northeast Burma.
  • 10 Feb 1993 Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey airs on ABC-TV and draws an astounding 39.3 rating/56 share, 90 million people.
  • 11 Feb 1993 Janet Reno is nominated by President Bill Clinton as U.S. Attorney General.
  • 12 Feb 1993 Two-year-old James Bulger is abducted, tortured and murdered by two 10-year-old boys, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson. Both are later charged. See Murder of James Bulger.
  • 13 Feb 1993 Merlene Ottey runs world record 200 metre indoor (21.87 seconds).
  • 14 Feb 1993 Fire in Linxi department store in Tangshan China, kills 79.
  • 15 Feb 1993 Bomb strike on mafia drug lords in Bogot, Colombia; kills 14
  • 16 Feb 1993 Sharon Disney, adopted daughter of Walt and Lillian Disney, dies of complications from cancer.
  • 17 Feb 1993 Haitian ferry boat capsize in storm, killing approximately 1,215 out of 1,500 passengers.
  • 19 Feb 1993 Kenya Moore, 22, (Miss Michigan), crowned 42nd Miss USA.
  • 20 Feb 1993 Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open.
  • 21 Feb 1993 43rd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-132 (overtime) at Salt Lake City.
  • 22 Feb 1993 Vinod Kambli scores 224 versus England at Bombay, 411 balls, 23 fours.
  • 23 Feb 1993 India complete a 3-0 series drubbing of England.
  • 24 Feb 1993 35th Grammy Awards: "Tears in Heaven" - Eric Clapton wins.
  • 25 Feb 1993 Fool Moon opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 207 performances
  • 26 Feb 1993 2nd tallest building in world, NYC World Trade Center bombed, 7 die
  • 27 Feb 1993 PBA National Championship Won by Ron Palombi Jr
  • 28 Feb 1993 Anna Christie closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 54 performances

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Movies

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Falling Down

Falling Down

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin

Country: United States of America

The Cement Garden

The Cement Garden

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Andrew Birkin

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Andrew Robertson, Alice Coulthard, Ned Birkin

Wittgenstein

Wittgenstein

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Karl Johnson, Michael Gough, Tilda Swinton, John Quentin

Untamed Heart

Untamed Heart

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Tony Bill

Starring: Christian Slater, Marisa Tomei, Rosie Perez, Kyle Secor

Run and Kill

Run and Kill

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Hin Sing 'Billy' Tang

Starring: Kent Cheng, Simon Yam, Danny Lee, Esther Kwan

Books

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Close Combat by W. E. B. Griffin

Close Combat

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CLOSE COMBAT is W.E.B. Griffin's epic novel of World War II--a powerful, dramatic tribute to the brave men and women who lived it...The

Terminal by Robin Cook

Terminal

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At a prestigious Florida medical center, brain cancer patients are treated with a one-hundred-percent success rate. Sean Murphy, a young medical student, finds it hard to believe.

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

The Pelican Brief

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In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

Every Living Thing by James Herriot

Every Living Thing

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This fifth and final installment in James Herriot's heartwarming collection brings back familiar friends (including old favorites such as Tricki Woo) and introduces new ones, including Herriot's children Rosie and Jimmy

Around The Cragged Hill by George F. Kennan

Around The Cragged Hill

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“[Kennan] comes to us…as ambassador of a generation nearly gone and a conservatism so responsible, dutiful and so long extinct it may look revolutionary….As