On this day in 1990, Paula Abdul started a three week run at number 1 on the US singles chart with ‘Opposites Attract’. This was her fourth US number 1, as well as a number 2 hit in the UK!
In 1993, for the first time in 14 years, Michael Jackson sat down with Oprah Winfrey for a special interview; live from his Neverland Valley Ranch.
In 2005, Prince topped Rolling Stone magazine’s annual list of the years biggest money earners after his 2004 tour grossed over $90 million (£53 million).
In 2008, Amy Winehouse won five prizes at this year’s Grammy Awards, including song of the year and record of the year, both for her single ‘Rehab’, and best new artist.