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Joshua Steele is born in Towcester, UK. He will find success as dubstep/moombahcore performer and producer Flux Pavilion
perform at for the George Bush inauguration in Washington DC, USA.
The Oak Ridge Boys, Crystal Gayle, Moe Bandy, Steve Wariner, Lee Greenwood, Randy Travis and
play at The ASU Activity Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
play at Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USA, supported by Queensrÿche.
Wild Thing by Tone Loc
becomes the highest-charting rap single to date when it hits No2 on the Billboard
Hot 100 in the USA.
Dylan and The Dead, a live collaboration between Bob Dylan
and The Grateful Dead
, enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No38 during a three-week run.
Marc Conners of Canadian a capella group The Nylons dies of AIDS in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
De La Soul's debut album 3 Feet High And Rising enters the UK album charts, where it will peak at No13.
450 fans are injured when they attempt to rush the stage at a Rod Stewart
concert in Monterrey, Mexico.
Paula Cole's album This Fire is certified by the RIAA
as having sold two million copies in the USA.
The movie When Harry Met Sally goes on limited release in the USA. The film features a soundtrack by jazz singer and actor Harry Connick Jr.
Fela Kuti plays in Santa Barbara, California, USA.
and his All Starr Band begin a 30-date North American tour at Park Central Amphitheater, Dallas, Texas, USA.
The Beastie Boys
release a new album, Paul's Boutique, in the USA.
re-release the single Stand in the UK on Warners Records.
plays at The John F. Savage Hall, Toledo, Ohio, USA.
Nirvana play at Hoquiam Eagles Lodge, Hoquiam, Washington, USA.
Otto's Chemical Lounge, Clams and Icebox play at First Avenue And 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Great White co-headline a gig at Darien Lake Amphitheater, Corfu, New York State, USA, with Tesla.
MTV announces that it will air Cher's video for If I Could Turn Back Time
at night only, explaining that the singer shows a little too much of her rear end in the clip.
The Outlaws, Nor’Easters, Black Water Junction and The Old School play at The Channel, Boston
, Massachusetts, USA.
plays at The Zoo, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Second day of the three-day long Reading Festival in the UK, which now has a new musical focus, shifting away from heavy rock. Today's event features The Pogues
, New Model Army
, Billy Bragg
, Green On Red, Mary Coughlan, Men They Couldn't Hang and others.
First Strike, Euphoria, Hard Licks, Candy Striper Death Orgy and Paradox play at The Channel, Boston
, Massachusetts, USA.
plays at The Starlight Bowl, San Diego, California, USA.
's Like A Prayer wins the Viewers' Choice Award at the sixth Annual MTV Music Video Awards, in Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles, California, USA. The Cure
and The Cult play live. Orange Crush by R.E.M.wins Best Post-Modern Video.
Inner City play at The Town And Country Club, Kentish Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Time And Tide by Basia
is certified as a platinum album by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA.
The Nylons play at Chester Fritz Auditorium, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA.
Kick by INXS
is certified as a quadruple platinum album by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA.
play at The Paradise, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.