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Home | Encyclopaedia | Calendar | 1993

Musical Events Making the News in 1993


Wednesday 13th January 1993
Singer Bobby Brown is arrested in Augusta, GA for simulating a sex act onstage.
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Friday 30th April 1993
Guitarist Mick Ronson dies of liver cancer. He was 46.
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Monday 7th June 1993
Prince changes his name to an unpronounceable symbol. Most just refer to him as "the artist formerly known as Prince."

 
Thursday 30th September 1993
B-52's singer Kate Pierson was arrested while staging a sit-in in the New York offices of Vogue Magazine. She was protesting the magazine's use of animal fur clothing and ads that featured animal furs.

 
Tuesday 2nd November 1993
Kate Bush's 'The Red Shoes' album was released under Columbia.

 
Saturday 4th December 1993
Frank Zappa died of pancreatic cancer at age 52.

 

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