Just another GR refugee. Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.
It is 1991.
An all-star recording of Give Peace a Chance is released, the day before the Gulf War gets hot. Three people are crushed to death at an AC/DC concert in Salt Lake City. Rio hosts the concert Rock in Rio II to massive crowds; headliners include Prince, INXS, Guns 'N Roses, and New Kids on the Block. Whitney Houston performs the Star Spangled Banner at the Superbowl; the recording later becomes a hit. Michael Jackson signs a contract with Sony Music for 1 billion dollars. Madonna releases the movie Truth or Dare. The first Lollapalooza tour features Jane's Addiction, Siouxie and the Banshees, and Nine Inch Nails. Nirvana releases their second album, Nevermind. A free concert memorial in honor of the late concert promoter Bill Graham is held at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, featuring Santana, The Grateful Dead, Journey, and Crosby Stills Nash & Young. George Harrison goes on tour for the first time since 1974, making a tour of Japan. Death of Eddie Mercury. Oasis and Rage Against the Machine form.
Big Hits: Everything I Do (I Do It For You) (Bryan Adams), Justify My Love (Madonna), Love Will Never Do (Without You) (Janet Jackson), Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) (C+C Music Factory featuring Freedom Williams), Someday (Mariah Carey), You're In Love (Wilson Phillips), Baby Baby (Amy Grant), Joyride (Roxette), More Than Words (Extreme), Rush Rush (Paula Abdul), Unbelievable (EMF), I Adore Mi Amor (Color Me Badd), Emotions (Mariah Carey), Cream (Prince and the New Power Generation), When a Man Loves a Woman (Michael Bolton), Black or White (Michael Jackson), Wicked Game (Chris Isaak), Show Me the Way (Styx), Signs (Tesla), Rico Suave (Gerardo), I Touch Myself (The Divinyls), Losing My Religion (R.E.M.), Right Here Right Now (Jesus Jones), Summertime (DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince), Things That Make You Go Hmmm... (C+C Music Factory), Something To Talk About (Bonnie Raitt), and Shiny Happy People (R.E.M. - uncredited featuring of the B-52s' Kate Pierson).