What Happened on February 28, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Anna Christie" closes at Criterion Theater, NYC, after 54 performances

Film & TV History

7th American Comedy Award: Jerry Seinfeld

  • Gun battle erupts near Waco, Texas at Branch Davidian compound after FBI attempts a raid
  • Iolanda Chen triple jumps world indoor record hop step (14.46m)
1993 History

Famous Weddings

Tony Curtis

American actor Tony Curtis (67) weds Lisa Deutsch, his 5th wife; divorce in 1994

Famous Deaths

  • Fer A Olthoff, Dutch WW II resistance fighter (Het Parool), dies
  • Franco Brusati, Italian dir/writer (Bread & Chocolate), dies at 70
  • IshirĊ Honda, Japanese film director and producer (Godzilla), dies at 81
  • Joyce Carey, British actress (Brief Encounter, The Cedar Tree), dies at 94
  • Ruby Keeler, Canadian-American actress, singer, and dancer (42nd Street; Dames), dies of kidney cancer at 83

About February 28, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme) - Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle
  • UK #1 Song: No Limit - 2 Unlimited