1993 – after 14 weeks at No.1 on the US singles chart, ‘I Will Always Love You’, gave Whitney Houston the longest ever US chart topper, taking over from Boyz II Men’s hit ‘End Of The Road’, and became the second biggest selling single in the US.
1993 – Live: Right Here, Right Now [CD] (Van Halen) is released this day in rock history! Release date: 1993-02-23 Live: Right Here, Right Now. is the one and only live album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released in 1993. The album combines songs performed over two nights in May 1992 at the […]
1993 – More than 34 years after his death, Buddy Holly and The Crickets had the #1 album on the UK chart with the “Words of Love” compilation album. Holly reached the Top 10 of the UK album chart for five straight decades.
1993 – Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” from the soundtrack to “The Bodyguard” tops Chart Toppers’s Hot 100 singles chart for the 14th week, displacing “End of the Road” from Boyz II Men as the longest-running No. 1 song of the rock era. The song is displaced the following week by “A Whole […]
1993 – Duran Duran perform their comeback single “Ordinary World” on The Tonight Show. Couldn’t find the tonight show performance, but here is a Hard Rock performance. Lyrics: Came in from a rainy thursday on the avenue Thought I heard you talking softly. I turned on the lights, the tv and the radio Still I […]
1993 – Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” from the soundtrack to “The Bodyguard” tops Chart Toppers’s Hot 100 singles chart for the 13th week. That ties “End of the Road” from Boyz II Men as the longest-running No. 1 song of the rock era. The song holds the top spot one additional week […]
1993 – on a special edition of the Oprah Winfrey show, Michael Jackson gave his first TV interview for 14 years, live from his Neverland Valley Ranch.
1993 – Paul McCartney releases his solo album Off the Ground on this day in rock history!