1990 – US singer Del Shannon died of self inflicted gunshot wounds. (1961 UK and US No.1 single ‘Runaway’, plus 9 US and 12 other UK Top 40 singles).
1990 – Singer Del Shannon dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
1990 – February 6th, over 200 women filed court actions against Chuck Berry after it was alleged that he had been secretly filming them in the toilets of the restaurant he owned. Drug unit raids Chuck Berry estates, seizes items St. Louis Post-Dispatch June 28 / 1990 Jo Mannies / the Post-Dispatch Staff Authorities said […]
1990 – Billy Idol breaks his arm and leg when his motorcycle crashes after he allegedly ran a stop sign in Hollywood. He had been coming from the recording studio, where he was working on the album “Charmed Life.”
1990 – Born on this day, Sean Kingston, (Ka’Shon Anderson), Jamaican-American reggae, rap and pop musician. (2007 US and UK No.1 single ‘Beautiful Girls’).
1990 – during a European tour Bob Dylan started a six-night residency at London’s Hammersmith Odeon.
1990 – for the first time ever, the UK Top 3 singles featured non- British and non- American acts. Ireland’s Sinead O’Connor, Australia’s Kylie Minogue and Belgium’s Technotronic. Sinead O’Connor had her first No.1 single with a song written by Prince ‘Nothing Compares To U’.