What Happened on August 10, 1993

Historical Events

  • Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA

Album Release

Columbia Records releases "River of Dreams", singer-songwriter Billy Joel's twelfth and final (unless he just changes his mind) studio album

  • Earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hits the South Island of New Zealand

Event of Interest

Ruth Bader Ginsburg sworn in as a US Supreme Court Justice

1993 History

Famous Deaths

  • Ken England, American screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82
  • Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian black-metal guitarist (Mayhem), stabbed to death by a musical rival at 25

About August 10, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Help Falling In Love (From "Sliver") - UB40
  • UK #1 Song: Living On My Own - Freddie Mercury