On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1993

Historical Events

Music City News Awards

27th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Vince Gill win

  • American singer Prince celebrates his birthday by changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol

Sports History

Cricket's Graham Gooch dismissed handled the ball vs Australia at Old Trafford

  • Revival of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's musical "She Loves Me" opens at Criterion Center Stage Right, later transferred to Atkinson Theater, NYC; runs for 354 performances
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame breaks ground for their museum in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Birthdays

  • George Ezra [Barnett], British guitarist, and singer-songwriter ("Budapest"; "Paradise"), born in Hertford, Hertfordshire, England
  • Jordan Fry, American actor (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Swae Lee [Khalif Brown], American singer and rapper (Rae Sremmurd - "Sunflower"), born in Inglewood, California

Famous Deaths

  • Dražen Petrović, Yugoslav-Croatian NBA player (NJ Nets), dies in auto-accident in Denkendorf, Bavaria, Germany at 28
1993 Highlights

About June 7, 1993

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: That's The Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You - Ub40