On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1993

Historical Events

  • Marsha Norman, Bob Merrill, and Jule Styne's fairy tale musical "Red Shoes", directed by Stanley Donen, closes at Gershwin Theater, NYC, after 5 performances; loses nearly $8 million

Famous Deaths

  • Anthonius AM "Ton" Kors, writer (Time of Anton de Lange), dies at 47
  • Antoon Veerman, Dutch ARP asst sect of Education (1973-75), dies at 77
  • Michael Clarke, American rock drummer (The Byrds, 1964-67 - "Turn! Turn! Turn!"; Flying Burrito Brothers, 1969-71; Firefall, 1974-80), dies of liver failure at 47
1993 Highlights

About December 19, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hero - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Mr Blobby - Mr Blobby