February 1993 calendar

February 1993

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1993?


  • 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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Music charts

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

  1. - I Will Always Love Youyoutube
  2. - If I Ever Fall In Love
  3. - A Whole New World
  4. - Ordinary World
  5. - In The Still Of The Nite (I'll Remember)

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - No Limit
  2. - Oh Carolina
  3. - Little Bird / Love Song For A Vampire
  4. - Give In To Me
  5. - Deep


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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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



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


Which were the most popular books released in February 1993?
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Genius by James Gleick



This outstanding biography, written by the author of Chaos, is a tribute to one of the most brilliant and charismatic scientists of the 20th Century. It "not only paints an extremely vivid picture of him but also reveals his incredible …

All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

All The Pretty Horses


Columbia Pictures has now released a major motion movie starring Matt Damon. It was produced by Mike Nichols and directed by Billy Bob Thornton.

Truman by David McCullough



Pulitzer Prize-winning biography about Harry S. Truman. His presidency was marked by events such as the atomic bombing in Japan and the outbreak of World War II.

Damia'S Children by Anne McCaffrey

Damia'S Children


Their mother's legendary abilities of telepathy gave them the ability to telepathize. Damia's children, however, will require more than telepathy to defeat the enemy's children. They will have to deal with an alien race that is more insect-like than human.

Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz

Dragon Tears


Harry Lyon was a rational, hardworking cop who didn't let his job make him feel guilty. One fateful day, he was forced by circumstances to shoot a homeless man and a man.