1993 – In Buenos Aires, a judge throws out a case of drug possession involving Guns N’ Roses. The “drugs” were in fact just vitamins.
1993 – Bob Dylan has to cancel a show in Lyon, France, due to his bad back.
1993 – The U.S. Postal Service releases stamps honoring four Broadway musicals. The 29-cent stamps feature scenes from “My Fair Lady,” “Porgy and Bess,” “Show Boat” and “Oklahoma!” and are issued in first day ceremonies in New York’s Times Square.
1993 – At the All-Star baseball game in Baltimore, Rush’s Geddy Lee treats the audience to his interpretation of “Oh Canada.”
1993 – Prince performs a concert at his Paisley Park studios benefiting a Minneapolis community radio station.
1993 – Instrumentalist and bandleader Mario Bauza dies of cancer in New York at age 82. Bauza helped introduce Latin music to the United States and create the influential fusion of Afro-Cuban and jazz. He also helped launch the careers of Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie.
1993 – Gits lead vocalist Mia Zapata is found strangled in Seattle. She was 27.