On this day in 1985, the song ‘We Are The World’ won Best Group Video & Viewer’s Choice at the MTV VMA’s in New York.
In 1987, Michael Jackson started a five-week run at number 1 on the UK album chart with ‘Bad’. This was his follow up to the Thriller album. Bad stayed at number 1 on the US chart for six weeks.
In 1991, Geffen Records threw a party to launch Nirvana’s single ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’. The band ended up being thrown out of their own party after starting a food fight.
In 2019, American singer& songwriter Eddie Money passed away at age 70. He released over ten albums and had a string of hits in the late Seventies including ‘Baby Hold On’, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ and ‘Take Me Home Tonight’.
Born on this day in 1993, Niall Horan!
The #1 song in the US on this day in 1991:
The Promise Of A New Day by Paula Abdul