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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1993?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1993 Lennox Lewis TKOs Frank Bruno in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 02 Oct 1993 Spike Lee weds Tonya Lewis
  • 03 Oct 1993 White Liars / Black Comedy closes at Criterion NYC after 38 performances
  • 04 Oct 1993 Russian Constitutional Crisis: In Moscow, tanks bombard the White House, a government building that housed the Russian parliament, while demonstrators against President Boris Yeltsin rally outside.
  • 05 Oct 1993 Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Veritatis splendor
  • 06 Oct 1993 Sydney Australia Stock Market index above 2000, for 1st time
  • 07 Oct 1993 Les Miserables, opens at Meralco Theatre, Philippines
  • 08 Oct 1993 Howard Stern releases his 1st book Private Parts
  • 10 Oct 1993 Browns Najee Mustafaa sets club rec for longest interception (97 yards)
  • 11 Oct 1993 Norwegian Rushdie publisher William Nygaard injured in attack
  • 12 Oct 1993 Mixed Emotions opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 13 Oct 1993 Greek government of Papandreou forms
  • 14 Oct 1993 Stack's auctions the Reed Hawn Collection; the Mickley specimen of the Class I US 1804 Draped Bust dollar sells for $475,000. The Reed Hawn US 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent coin sells for $875,000.
  • 15 Oct 1993 Amstel brewery on Curacao produces 1,000,000,000th bottle
  • 16 Oct 1993 General Omar al-Bashir appointed Sudan President
  • 18 Oct 1993 STS-58 (Columbia) launches into orbit
  • 19 Oct 1993 UN authorizes arms, milt and police supply embargo against Haiti
  • 20 Oct 1993 Highest scoring World Series game Blue Jays 15, Phillies 14 in 4h14m
  • 21 Oct 1993 Twilight of the Golds opens at Booth Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 22 Oct 1993 Actor James Coburn (65) weds Paula Murad (37)
  • 23 Oct 1993 7 killed by IRA-bomb attack in Belfast
  • 24 Oct 1993 Wonderful Tennessee opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 25 Oct 1993 Airbus A310 of Air Nigeria hijacked, 1 dead
  • 26 Oct 1993 NFL announces new expansion team, Carolina Panthers in Charlotte
  • 27 Oct 1993 The Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas is imploded.
  • 28 Oct 1993 Cleveland Metroparks lease Brookside Park from Cleveland for 99-years
  • 29 Oct 1993 Dow Jones index reaches record 3687.86
  • 30 Oct 1993 Toronto Maple Leafs lose 1st game of season after going 10-0-0
  • 31 Oct 1993 Wonderful Tennessee closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 9 performances

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Movies

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American History X

American History X

Directed by: Tony Kaye

Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Country: United States of America

Autumn Sonata

Autumn Sonata

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Country: United States of America

Tangerines

Tangerines

Directed by: Zaza Urushadze

Starring: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi

Show People

Show People

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli

Country: United States of America

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1993?
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Streets Of Laredo by Larry McMurtry

Streets Of Laredo

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From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas

The Night Manager by John le Carré

The Night Manager

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"A beautifully polished, utterly knowing and palpitating book."TIMEEnter the new world of post Cold War espionage. Penetrate the secret world of ruthless arms dealers and drug smugglers who have risen to

Gone, But Not Forgotten by Phillip Margolin

Gone, But Not Forgotten

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Darkness has fallen on the city of Portland, Oregon. One by one, the wives of affluent and respected men are vanishing from their homes.

Further Along The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck

Further Along The Road Less Traveled

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Further Along the Road Less Traveled takes the lectures of Dr. Peck and presents his profound insights into the issues that confront and challenge all of us today: spirituality, forgiveness, relationships,

Days Of Grace by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad

Days Of Grace

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"Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful."COSMOPOLITANDAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true embodiment of courage, elegance,