1991 – Entertainer Liza Minnelli receives a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Her mother, Judy Garland, has three stars on the famous boulevard. Her legs Rock!
1991 – Guns N’ Roses released 2 albums ‘Use Your Illusion I’ and ‘Use Your Illusion II’ which debut at number 1 and number 2 on the UK album chart. Both albums make No.1 & No.2 in the US.
1991 – on the week of their album ‘Nevermind’ being released, Nirvana made an appearance at the Tower Records store in New York City and then played a show at The Marquee Club in New York. Their single ‘Smell’s Like Teen Spirit’ had also entered the US Top 20 this week.
1991 – Bryan Adams was awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia.
1991 – Simon Le Bon’s wife, Yasmin, gives birth to a daughter in London. She is the second child for the Duran Duran lead singer and his wife.
1991 – Jazz trumpet great Miles Davis dies of pneumonia, respiratory failure and stroke in Santa Monica, Calif., at age 65. He was considered the most famous trumpeter of his generation and the innovator of more styles than any other jazz musician.
1991 – “Ropin’ the Wind” by Garth Brooks becomes the first country music album to debut at No. 1 on Chart Toppers’s pop album chart. The album also takes the top spot on the country albums chart. In fact, Brooks’ two previous albums, “No Fences” and “Garth Brooks,” hold the No. 2 and No. 5 […]
1991 – Southside Johnny films his video for “It’s Been a Long Time” at Asbury Park, N.J.’s Stone Pony. Sure enough, Bruce Springsteen turns up. And he brings Little Steven Van Zandt with him. Then Jon Bon Jovi appears. The four Jersey dudes end up jamming together for more than an hour.
1991 – Nirvana’s breakthrough album “Nevermind” is released.
1991 – Bryan Adams made chart history when ‘(Everything I Do), I Do It For You’, had its twelfth consecutive week as the UK No.1 single.
1991 – Status Quo (anybody remember “Pictures of Matchstick Men”?) play four British arenas in 11 hours. The Guinness Book of World Records is on hand to confirm that, yep, it’s a record.
1991 – Rod Stewart’s “Motown Song” reaches its chart pinnacle of No. 10. It’s only slightly worse than the current No. 1: Color Me Badd’s “I Adore Mi Amor.”