On This Day

June 1993 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Jun 5 "Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith hits #18
  • Jun 7 27th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Vince Gill
  • Jun 7 Cleveland breaks ground for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Jun 7 Singer Prince celebrates his birthday by changing his name to a symbol

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 8 Drag queen RuPaul releases his debut album "Supermodel of the World"

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
  • Jun 10 "She Loves Me" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • Jun 12 "Three Little Pigs" by Green Jelly hits #17
  • Jun 13 "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" closes at Booth NYC after 232 performances
  • Jun 21 "Camelot" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 56 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 Wilson Pickett plead guilty to auto assault due to drunk driving

R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter Wilson Pickett
R&B and Soul Singer Songwriter
Wilson Pickett
  • Jun 27 "Falsettos" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 487 performances
  • Jun 30 "Les Miserables" opens at Point Theatre, Dublin

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 19 KSI [Olajide Olatunji] British YouTuber, comedian and rapper, born in London, England

Person of interestAriana Grande

Jun 26 Ariana Grande, American singer (Problem, The Way), born in Boca Raton, Florida

  • Jun 29 George Sampson, English dancer and official ambassador of the United Dance Organisation, born in Warrington, Cheshire, England

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 5 Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music)

Singer Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 27 Actress Julia Roberts (25) weds country singer Lyle Lovett (36) at St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana

Actress Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 9 Alexis Smith, Canadian actress and singer (The Age of Innocence, Follies), dies of brain cancer at 72
  • Jun 9 Arthur Alexander, American singer-songwriter (You Better Move On), dies at 53
  • Jun 21 Ticho Parly, Danish tenor, dies at 64
  • Jun 25 Miroslav Klega, Czech composer (Pantomime Suite), dies at 67
  • Jun 28 GG [Jesus Christ] Allin, American punk rock singer, dies of accidental heroin overdose at 36
  • Jun 29 H├ęctor Lavoe, Puerto Rican singer (b. 1946)