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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 1993.
The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on January 1993: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1993?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1993 Czechoslovakia separates into Czech Republic (Bohemia) and Slovakia
  • 02 Jan 1993 Gypsy Passion closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 55 performances
  • 03 Jan 1993 Catskills on Broadway closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 452 performances
  • 04 Jan 1993 7th largest wrestling crowd (63,500 - Tokyo Dome)
  • 05 Jan 1993 Price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident
  • 06 Jan 1993 Bill Wyman announces he will leave Rolling Stones
  • 07 Jan 1993 The Winter Consumer Electronics Show is held in Las Vegas, Nevada. 3DO announces a CD-based entertainment platform, developed by Electronic Arts, Time Warner, Matsushita, and Kleiner Perkins.
  • 08 Jan 1993 Elvis Presley Commemorative Postage Stamp goes on sale
  • 09 Jan 1993 Franziska van Almsick swims world record 100 metre free style (53.33).
  • 10 Jan 1993 My Favorite Year closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 37 performances
  • 11 Jan 1993 American independent presidential candidate Ross Perot publicly returns to politics.
  • 12 Jan 1993 MTV hostess Martha Quinn marries longtime boyfriend Jordan Tarlow
  • 13 Jan 1993 Super Bowl XXVII in Pasadena - Cowboys beat Bills
  • 14 Jan 1993 Anna Christie opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 54 performances
  • 15 Jan 1993 7.5 earthquake strikes Northern Japan, 2 die
  • 17 Jan 1993 Russian Irina Privalova cycles world record 300m indoor (35.45 seconds).
  • 18 Jan 1993 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 states.
  • 19 Jan 1993 STS-54 (Endeavour) lands
  • 20 Jan 1993 Adm Studeman, serves as acting Director of CIA
  • 21 Jan 1993 Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested on suspicion of murder
  • 23 Jan 1993 50th Golden Globes: Scent of a Woman wins.
  • 24 Jan 1993 14th annual star-athon $24,000,000
  • 25 Jan 1993 Mir Aimal Kasi fires a rifle and kills two employees outside US Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
  • 26 Jan 1993 West Indies defeats Australia by one run in fourth Test at Adelaide.
  • 27 Jan 1993 DC-3 crashes in Kinshasa, killing 12.
  • 31 Jan 1993 St Joan opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 49 performances

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Movies

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Schindler's List

Schindler's List

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Country: United States of America

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Country: United States of America

In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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

Country: United States of America

Blood In, Blood Out

Blood In, Blood Out

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo

Country: United States of America

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Country: United States of America