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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1993?


Events

  • 01 May 1993 Bomb attack on Sri Lankan President (26 die)
  • 02 May 1993 Tango Passion closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 03 May 1993 Kiss of the Spider Woman opens at Broadhurst NYC for 906 performances
  • 04 May 1993 Angels in America-Millennium Approaches opens at Kerr for 367 performances
  • 06 May 1993 STS-55 (Columbia) lands.
  • 07 May 1993 South Africa agrees to multi-racial elections.
  • 08 May 1993 Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 09 May 1993 Song of Jacob Zulu closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • 10 May 1993 Fire in clothing factory at Bangkok, kills 145
  • 11 May 1993 Paramaribo Suriname TV studio destroyed by fire.
  • 12 May 1993 Last broadcast of Knots landing on CBS
  • 13 May 1993 6th annual business person run held in Wall Street
  • 14 May 1993 William Randolph Hearst, US newspaper magnate (Pulitzer), dies at age 85.
  • 15 May 1993 Jane Seymour and James Kesch, Marriage
  • 16 May 1993 3 Men on a Horse closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • 18 May 1993 Italian police arrest Mafia boss Benedetto "Nitto" Santapaola.
  • 19 May 1993 Juventus wins 22th UEFA Cup at Torino.
  • 20 May 1993 274th and final episode of Cheers on NBC TV.
  • 21 May 1993 Opposition leader Xanana Gusmao of East-Timor sentenced to life.
  • 22 May 1993 Riddick Bowe scores a technical knock-out on Jesse Ferguson in two rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 23 May 1993 Val Skinner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open.
  • 24 May 1993 Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4M settlement
  • 26 May 1993 Emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time
  • 27 May 1993 Mafia bombs Uffizi-museum in Florence, kills 6
  • 28 May 1993 200,000 demonstrate against mafia terror.
  • 29 May 1993 Texas Rangers' player Jose Canseco pitches 8th inning in 15-1 loss to Boston Red Sox, he gives up three runs on two hits and three walks, and he damages his arm.
  • 30 May 1993 Betsy King wins J C Penney / LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament
  • 31 May 1993 President Dobrica Cosic of little Yugoslavia flees

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Music charts

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Movies

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Naked

Naked

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell

Country: United States of America

The Piano

The Piano

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin

Country: United States of America

Menace II Society

Menace II Society

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

Starring: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Country: United States of America

Raining Stones

Raining Stones

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown, Gemma Phoenix, Ricky Tomlinson

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves, Kate Beckinsale

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in May 1993?
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A Season In Purgatory by Dominick Dunne

A Season In Purgatory

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They were the family with everything. Money. Influence. Glamour. Power. The power to halt a police investigation in its tracks. The power to spin a story, concoct a lie, and believe

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Women Who Run With The Wolves

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UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

Preparing For The Twenty-First Century by Paul Kennedy

Preparing For The Twenty-First Century

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Analyzes the transnational forces that will transform nation-states in the future--population growth, environmental degradation, technological advance--their impact, and how to cope with the challenges of the future.

Winter Prey by John Sandford

Winter Prey

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It's the dead of winter, and a killer like no other is turning a small Wisconsin town into a death trap-one that's closing in on Lucas Davenport.

Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock

Griffin & Sabine

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Imbued with all the magic and mystery of the Griffin & Sabine trilogy, this handsomely designed address book incorporates Nick bantock's exquisite artwork and writing and will reawaken in all of us the excitement and wonder of meaningful correspondence.