What Happened in November 1993

Historical Events

  • 1st Atlantic Radio (20 radio stations) becomes American Radio Systems
  • 1st Last day in 1st-class cricket for Mike Whitney, NSW v NZ
  • 1st STS-58 (Columbia) lands
  • 1st The Maastricht Treaty, the Treaty on European Union comes into effect
  • 2nd First commemorative bricks are laid at Bob Feller Memorial
  • 2nd Actor Roger Moore (James Bond) has his enlarged prostate removed
  • 2nd Christie Todd Whitman (R) elected 1st woman governor of NJ
  • 2nd Dow Jones hits record 3697.64
  • 2nd Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem
  • 2nd Rudolph Guliani (R) elected 107th mayor of NYC
  • 3rd Ken Daneyko sets NJ Devil 'Ironman' record by playing 322nd cons game
  • 4th "Timon of Athens" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances

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4th Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror for a false report on his diet

Singer Elton John
Elton John
  • 4th Bolivia becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

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4th Jean Chretien is appointed the Prime Minister of Canada by Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • 5th 1st NBA game in Alamodome, San Antonio Spurs beat Warriors 91-85
  • 6th Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving

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6th Evander Holyfield beats Riddick Bowe in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

  • 6th Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arcangues, Brocco, Cardmania, Hollywood Wildcat, Kotashaan, Lure, Phone Chatter at Belmont
  • 7th Betsy King wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
  • 7th 44th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 26 points
  • 9th "Cinderella" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 9th Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died
  • 9th Stari Most (the "old bridge", built in 1566) in Mostar, Bosnia, collapses after several days of bombing.
  • 10th "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 223 performances
  • 10th Slovakian government of Vladimír Mečiar forms

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11th Pope John Paul II hospitalized for 2 days for fractured shoulder

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 13th 7.1 seaquake east of Kamchatka
  • 13th Chinese MD82 makes crash landing at Urumqi, 12 killed
  • 13th Pakistani minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president
  • 14th "Kentucky Cycle" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 34 performances
  • 14th "Twilight of the Golds" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 14th 23rd NYC Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig in 2:26:24
  • 14th 24th NYC Marathon won by Andres Espinosa in 2:10:04

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14th Don Shula becomes the coach with the most wins in NFL history

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula
  • 14th Puerto Rico votes against becoming the 51st US state
  • 14th 43rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • 15th Howard Stern radio show premieres in Myrtle Beach SC on WYAV 104.1 FM
  • 15th Joe Buttafuoco sentence to 6 months for statutory rape of Amy Fisher
  • 15th 13 Cuban refugees land in Florida after stealing a crop-duster in Cuba.
  • 16th "Any Given Day" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 32 performances

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16th Russian President Yeltsin shuts Lenin museum

Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • 17th "Grand Night For Singing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 17th Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed
  • 17th US House of Representatives approve Nafta

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17th Gen. Sani Abacha leads a military coup in Nigeria that overthrows the government of Ernest Shonekan

President of Nigeria Sani Abacha
President of Nigeria
Sani Abacha
  • 18th 27 killed at prison in Morazan, El Salvador
  • 18th Black & white leaders in South Africa approve new democratic constitution
  • 18th North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) passes US House of Representatives
  • 18th North-Siberia record cold for November (-55°C)
  • 18th Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder arrested for public drunkiness
  • 18th WWF boss Vince McMahon charged with steroid distribution
  • 19th Algerian Muslim fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed
  • 19th Curacaose vote to remain part of Dutch Antilles
  • 20th Jakovlev-42 crashes into mountain at Ohrid Macedonia, 116 killed
  • 20th Sam's Town Bowling Invitational won by Robin Romeo
  • 20th Winnie Mandela's driver/bodyguard murdered in Johannesburg
  • 20th Savings and Loan scandal: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his "dealings" with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.
  • 20th 58th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 22-14 in Auburn
  • 20th 5th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 41-39 in South Bend (Boston College's first win in the series)
  • 21st "Cinderella" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 14 performances

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21st "Cyrano - The Musical" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 137 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 21st Neo-fascists MSI win 36% of municipal elections in Rome
  • 22nd "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" opens at Richard Rodgers NYC for 320 perf
  • 23rd "Angels in America-Perestroika" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 216 performances
  • 24th Brady bill passes establishing 5-day waiting period for US handgun sales
  • 24th End of world, according to Ukrainian sect White Brotherhood
  • 24th 11 year old Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are convicted of the murder of English 2 year old James Bulger
  • 25th Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters falls
  • 25th Failed bomb attack on Egyptian premier Atef Sedki, 1 dead
  • 27th Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart)
  • 27th India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12
  • 27th Lisa Hanna, 18, of Jamaica, crowned 43rd Miss World
  • 28th "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 28th "Mixed Emotions" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 28th 81st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 33-23
  • 28th Carlos Reina wins Honduras presidential election
  • 29th "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 30th NFL announces 30th franchise - Jacksonville Jaguars

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30th President Clinton signs Brady Gun Control Bill

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Famous Birthdays

  • 4th Jonathan Ric Ocasek, son of rocker Ric & model Paulina Porizkova
  • 15th Saaya Irie, Japanese Actress, singer
  • 30th Yuuri Chinen, Japanese singer

Famous Weddings

  • 6th Actress Allison Angrim (32) weds Robert Schoonover (44)
  • 13th "Ladyhawke" actress Michelle Pfeiffer (35) weds television writer and producer David E. Kelley (37) in Santa Barbara, California

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20th Actor Luke Perry (27) weds Minnie Sharp (24) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

Actor Luke Perry
Luke Perry
  • 26th Political strategist for President Clinton's campaign and political commentator James Carville (49) weds Republican political pundit Mary Matalin (40) in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 27th Actress Teri Garr (44) weds building contractor John O'Neil (42) at the Twin Dolphins Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Famous Divorces

  • 4th Nia Peeples files for divorce from Howard Hewett
  • 16th James Carrey files for divorce from Melissa

Famous Deaths

  • 1st Anatoli Fyodorovich Voronov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup), dies at 63
  • 1st George Sheehan, cardiologist/marathoner, dies of prostate cancer at 74
  • 1st A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (b. 1911)
  • 2nd P A Jacob Mees, Dutch banker (Mees & Hope), dies at about 86
  • 3rd Duncan Gibbins, director (Fire With Fire), dies in California fire at 41
  • 3rd Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor, dies at 97
  • 3rd William Lanteau, actor (On Golden Pond), dies at 70
  • 4th Basuki Abdullah, Indonesian painter, murdered at 78
  • 4th Cliff Young, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), dies in car accident at 29
  • 4th Cornelis T "Cor" van de Molen, Dutch journalist (Beehive), dies at 62
  • 4th Ely A Landau, producer (Long Day's Journey), dies of stroke at 73
  • 4th Jose L Guarner, Spanish movie reviewer, dies at 56
  • 7th Adelaide Hall, US jazz singer (Cotton Club), dies at 92
  • 7th Charles Aidman, actor (Kotch, Zoot Suit), dies of cancer at 68
  • 8th Andrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 9th Gerald Thomas, director (Carry on), dies at 72
  • 9th Stanley Myers, English movie composer (The Deer Hunter), dies at 63
  • 10th Wensley Pithey, actor (Oh What a Lovely War), dies at 79
  • 11th Erskine Hawkins, US trumpeter/composer (After Hours), dies at 79
  • 11th H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff during Watergate, dies at 67
  • 12th Anna Stein, actress (Wedding Night), dies of heart attack at 88
  • 12th Bill Dickey, HOF baseball catcher (NY Yankees, 1928-46), dies at 86
  • 13th Jose Toirkens, journalist (Slogan, NRC), dies at 48
  • 13th Carey Lloyd (Rufus R. Jones), American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • 14th Sanzo Nosaka, co-founder of Japanese Communist Party (1922), dies
  • 15th Luciano Liggio, Italian mafia leader/painter, dies
  • 15th Mouin Shabaita, Palestinian al-Fatah commandant, murdered
  • 15th Theo Huizenaar, Dutch boxing trainer (Bep van Klaveren), dies at 93
  • 16th Evelyn Venable, model (Columbia Pictures logo), dies of cancer at 80
  • 16th Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54
  • 16th Achille Zavatta, French clown (b. 1915)
  • 17th Jthm de Vreeze, Dutch MP (KVP, 1956..77), dies at 80
  • 17th Gérard D. Lévesque, Canadian politician (b. 1926)
  • 18th Fritz Feld, actor (Errand Boy, Promises Promises), dies at 93
  • 19th Dorothy Revier, actress (Sally on the Subway), dies at 89
  • 20th Christopher Frank, French writer, dies at 51
  • 20th Emile Ardolino, director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs
  • 20th Heather Farr, golfer, dies of cancer at 28
  • 21st Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50
  • 21st Emile Ardolino, director (Sister Act), dies of AIDS at 50
  • 21st Jim McLaughlin, Buffalo radio newsman (WKBW), dies at 59

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22nd Bill Bixby, US actor (My Favorite Martian), dies from cancer at 59

Actor Bill Bixby
Bill Bixby
  • 23rd Gerarda "Meik" Rueter, sculptor, dies at 89
  • 23rd Tatiana Nikolajeva, Russian pianist (Bach), dies at 69
  • 24th Albert Collins, blues guitarist (Don't Lose Your Cool), dies at 61
  • 24th Germaine Emilie Madame Gres Krebs, haute Couturist, dies at 89
  • 24th Imad Aqal, Palestinian Hamas leader, dies at 24
  • 24th Jan Schrauwen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 36
  • 24th Wu Yi Shen, mayor of Shen Yang China, dies in helicopter

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25th Anthony Burgess, British novelist (A Clockwork Orange), dies of cancer at 76

Novelist Anthony Burgess
Anthony Burgess
  • 25th Claudia McNeil, actress (Raisin in the Sun), dies of diabetes at 77
  • 26th Imad Aqal, Palestinian Izz-Danish al-Qassem-leader, shot to death
  • 26th Mart Kempers, sculptor, dies at 69
  • 27th Jerry Hunt, American composer, commits suicide at 49
  • 28th Abu Rish, Palestinian PLO-leader, dies at 23
  • 28th Garry Moore, TV host (I've Got A Secret), dies of emphysema at 78
  • 28th Kenneth Connor, English comic/actor (Carry on Sergeant), dies at 75
  • 28th Khaled Moustapha Zir, Palestinian Hamas leader, shot to death at 25
  • 28th Jerry Edmonton, Canadian drummer (Steppenwolf) (b. 1946)
  • 29th JRD Tata, Indies industrialist (Air-India), dies at 89
  • 30th Bob Wolf, agent (New Kids on the Block, Larry Bird), dies
  • 30th Sebastian Kappen, Indian theologian (b. 1924)