On This Day

April 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Sport defeatWrestleMania

Apr 4 WrestleMania IX, Caesar's Palace, LV, NV: Yokozuna beats Bret Hart for WWF Heavyweight title

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Apr 21 Action TV series "Walker, Texas Ranger" starring Chuck Norris debuts on CBS

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 26 NBC announces Conan O'Brien to replace David Letterman

TV Host Conan O'Brien
TV Host
Conan O'Brien
Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 8 Trent Sullivan, Australian Actor
  • Apr 14 Vivien Cardone, American actress, born in Port Jefferson, New York,
  • Apr 14 Graham Phillips, American actor, born in Laguna Beach, California
  • Apr 15 Madeleine Martin, American television actress

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Apr 24 ABC news analyst Jeff Greenfield weds Karen Gannett

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Wayne Mack, American sportscaster (New Orleans Saints, Tulane University) and actor (Storyville), dies of cancer at 68
  • Apr 2 Eugenie Leontovitch, Russian actress (Homicidal, The Rains of Ranchipur), dies at 93
  • Apr 3 Alexander Mnouchkine, French movie producer (Professional), dies at 83
  • Apr 3 Dieter Plage, German wildlife filmmaker, dies at 57
  • Apr 5 Divya Bharti, Indian actress who starred in Hindi and Telugu movies in the early 1990s (Shola Aur Shabnam, Deewana), dies at 19 of head injures and internal bleeding after falling from the balcony window of her 5th-floor apartment
  • Apr 6 Divya Bharati, "Baby Doll" Indian Bollywood actress (Diwana), dies at 19 by mysteriously falling from her husband's apartment
  • Apr 7 Max Croiset, Dutch actor (The Village on the River, Dog of Flanders, Little Ark), dies at 80
  • Apr 7 Richard Schmiechen, American film producer (The Times of Harvey Milk), dies of AIDS at 45
  • Apr 13 Barry Karas, American actor, dies of leukemia at 49
  • Apr 15 William Bakewell, American actor (All Quiet on the Western Front, Gone with the Wind), dies of leukemia at 84
  • Apr 20 Cantinflas [Mario Moreno], Mexican actor (Around World in 80 Days, Pepe), dies from lung cancer at 81
  • Apr 25 Rosita Moreno, actress (Walls of Gold), dies of heart attack at 85
  • Apr 29 Michael Gordon, actor and director (Pillow Talk), dies at 83