What Happened on September 5, 1993

Historical Events

  • "Fool Moon" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 207 performances
  • "Jelly's Last Jam" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 569 performances

Film & TV History

F. Murray Abraham released from hospital after car accident

  • Musical "Will Rogers Follies" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 983 performances with 6 Tony Awards
  • Noureddine Morceli runs world record mile (3:44,39)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gage Golightly, American actress (The Troop), born in Penn Valley, California

Famous Weddings

  • "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" actress Nia Vardalos (30) weds "Felicity" actor Ian Gomez (28)

Ralph Fiennes

Actor Ralph Fiennes marries actress Alex Kingston (divorced 1997)

  • Robocop Richard Eden (36) weds actress Shannon Hile (30)

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (Spy Who Loved Me), dies at 78
  • John Truscott, Australian set designer (Camelot), dies at 57
  • Mohamed Tabet, Moroccan police commissar of Casablanca, convicted of sexually abusing over 1,500 women, executed at 54
  • RenĂ© Klijn, Dutch singer (Mr Blue), dies of AIDS at 30)
  • Willem Wagter, actor (Ghetto, Medic Center West), dies at 60
1993 Highlights

About September 5, 1993

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dreamlover - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Mr Vain - Culture Beat