What Happened on August 17, 1993

Famous Birthdays

  • Ederson [de Moraes], Brazilian football goalkeeper (Manchester City, Brazil), born in Osasco, Brazil
  • Yoo Seung-ho, South Korean actor (I'm Not a Robot), born in Incheon, South Korea
Born in 1993

Famous Deaths

  • Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (b. 1920)
  • Johnny Sayles, American soul singer ("I Can't Get Enough Of Your Love"), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Max de Metz, Dutch publisher and translator, dies at 72
  • Phil Seymour, American rock and power pop musician, singer, and songwriter (The Dwight Twilley Band), dies of lymphoma at 41
  • Robert C Maynard, American journalist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 56
1993 Highlights

About August 17, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 1 month and 17 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