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and the Heartbreakers play the second show in a twenty-night season at The Fillmore, San Francisco,
Billy Ray Cyrus, Lonestar, Trisha Yearwood
and Kim Richey are among the performers at Bill Clinton's inaugural celebrations in Washington DC, USA.
Col Tom Parker, former manager of Elvis Presley
, suffers a stroke and dies in Valley Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The three-day long WOMADelaide Festival begins at The Botanic Park, Adelaide, Australia.
play at The Milos Club, Larissa, Greece, Europe.
The Artist (better known as Prince
) sings Holy River at the VH1 Honors Awards in Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, Los Angeles, California, USA. He also closes the event with Raspberry Beret and Take Me With You medley.
Dylan plays at the Capitol Music Hall, Wheeling, West Virginia.
plays his first British show in over twenty years - at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK.
Dylan is admitted to hospital in Los Angeles for nine days suffering from "histoplasmosis", a potentially fatal heart condition. After recovering he quips, “I really thought I’d be seeing Elvis soon.”
The hit single MMMbop
by Hanson is awarded a platinum disc in the UK by the BPI.
The film Face/Off
, starring John Travolta and Nicholas Cage, is released in the USA. One of the film's featured characters, Victor Lazarro, is murdered but his death is made to look as if it has been a heart attack. This plot point will inspire the 2017 song Victor Lazarro's Heart by Happyness
on their album Write In.
Blues guitarist Johnny Copeland
dies at the age of 60, of complications arising from a heart transplant seven months earlier in Manhattan, New York City.
Former lead guitarist of Kiss, Vinnie Vincent, files a $5.5m lawsuit against the band in Los Angeles, California, USA, alleging royalty payment fraud.
Dylan releases his 30th album, Time Out Of Mind, on Columbia Records
in the USA.
Popular singer Joni James
marries retired Air Force General Bernard Adolph Schriever, twenty years her senior, and leader of the crash program that had developed U.S. ballistic missiles — both ICBMs and IRBMs.
release their third album, Pleased To meet You, on Indolent Records in the UK.
Nimrod by Green Day
peaks at No10 in the Billboard
Albums Chart in the USA for the first of two weeks.
The stage musical Chicago
, set in prohibition-era Chicago, opens at the Adelphi Theatre, London, UK, where it will run for nine years.
Popular chansonnier Barbara
dies, aged 67, from respiratory problems in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a suburb of Paris, France, Europe.
plays the fourth of five nights at the El Rey Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA. In his Never-ending Tour schedule this is concert No935.
The Dark Star Orchestra plays at Martyr's
, Chicago, Illinois, USA.