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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States of America

Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Country: United States of America

Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett

Country: United States of America

King Kong

King Kong

Directed by: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack

Starring: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1993?
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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

Liberation Management by Tom Peters

Liberation Management

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In the new economy, hierarchical business structures are being consigned to the shredder and replaced with flexible, fast-responding, ad hoc groups of brainworkers.

Devil'S Waltz by Jonathan Kellerman

Devil'S Waltz

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In one of the most frightening and challenging cases of his career, Dr. Alex Delaware must confront a strange medical mystery involving a child.

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 Wives Of Henry Viii by Antonia Fraser

The Wives Of Henry Viii

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The six-week New York Times bestselling history of the legendary six wives of Henry VIII--from an acclaimed biographer. "Admirably succeed(s) in bringing to life the six women who married England's ruler.