What Happened on October 5, 1993

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC

Event of Interest

Last honor guard at Lenin's mausoleum

Famous Deaths

  • Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67
  • Karl Gordon Henize, American astronomer and NASA astronaut (STS-51-F), dies of high altitude pulmonary edema during an expedition on Mount Everest at 66

About October 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dreamlover - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Relight My Fire - Take That Ft. Lulu