What Happened on August 29, 1993

Historical Events

  • 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris

Golf Major

Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), London Hunt GC: Brandie Burton wins in a playoff from Betsy King

Famous Birthdays

  • Liam Payne, English pop singer (One Direction- "What Makes You Beautiful"), born in Wolverhampton, England
Born in 1993

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Elke Sommer (52) weds Wolf Walther (46)

Marlee Matlin

Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28) in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Dorian Corey, American actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Henry J "Harry" Smeets, dealer of Volkskrant, dies at 56

About August 29, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Help Falling In Love (From "Sliver") - UB40
  • UK #1 Song: Mr Vain - Culture Beat