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20 THINGS THAT HAPPENED IN 1993
 

  1. Bill Clinton succeeded George Bush as the 42nd President of the United States 

  2. Average Rent $532, Gallon of Gas $1.16, Movie Ticket $4.14, Average New Car $12,750, Loaf of Bread $1.57, Postage Stamp 29 Cents

  3. Biscayne in Spain Trip to El Escorial celebrated 10 years 

  4. The World Wide Web was born at CERN 

  5. Ty Warner USA launched the first Beanie Babies 

  6. The STU Land & Water Olympics celebrated its 10th year on campus 

  7. The Buffalo Bills became the first team to lose three consecutive Super Bowls as they were defeated by the Dallas Cowboys, 52–17 at Super Bowl XXVII 

  8. The Miami Dolphins trained for the last time on campus 

  9. Cheers ended its 11-year run 

  10. Men’s Soccer set a winning record, won second place in the Florida Sun Conference and a spot in the NAIA District 7 Playoffs under Head Coach Barry Kaplan and assistant coach Musa N’Jai 

  11. "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston spent the most time at the top of the US charts 

  12. The Toronto Blue Jays won the World Series 

  13. Baseball team won the Florida Sun Conference title and the District 7 Tournament playoff title, established a school record (25-game winning streak) under Head Coach Jim “Pizz” Pizzolatto 

  14. Unforgiven won Best Picture at the 65th Academy Awards 

  15. Michael Jordan announced his retirement from professional basketball 

  16. Basketball squad set a record with 20 wins and received a top 25 ranking in the NAIA for the first time in school history under Coach Gary Tuell 

  17. Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the second woman on the Supreme Court 

  18. Women’s Soccer set 3-13-1 record under Coach Julie Orlowski and Assistant Coach Eric Deutsch 

  19. The Czech Republic and the Slovakia separated in the so-called Velvet Divorce; Václav Havel was elected President of the Czech Republic 

  20. Coach Kaplan (Men’s Soccer) and Coach Jim Pizzolatto (Baseball) were named Florida Sun Conference Coaches of the Year


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