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On This Day (Apr 20) during the 90's

APRIL 20

On This Day in the 90's

1991

  • Mark Lenzi is 1st diver to score 100 pts on a dive (101.85)

1992

  • 100th episode of American sitcom "Murphy Brown" airs
  • Benny Hill [Alfred Hawthorn Hill], British comedian (The Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium, London
    Elton John, Guns N' Roses, Roger Daltrey, Liza Minnelli, David Bowie, George Michael, Def Leppard, and Spinal Tap performed.

  • Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner
    The deal reportedly made Madonna the highest paid woman in pop music.

1993

  • Uranus passes Neptune (once every 171 years)
  • Shania Twain released her self-titled debut album

1994

  • In London, Barbra Streisand began her first tour in 28 years

1996

  • Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season

1999

  • Columbine High School massacre

...and THAT's what happend on April 20, during the 90's!

Tags: radio, 90s, 1990s, on this day, april 20, murphy brown, benny hill, freddie mercury, wembley, madonna, uranus, neptune, shania twain, barbra streisand, chicago bulls, columbine