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On This Day (Apr 27) during the 90's


On This Day in the 90's


  • 50th annual barbershop quartet singing convention held
  • Axl Rose (Guns N' Roses) married Erin Everly. The marriage lasted for 27 days



  • Betty Boothroyd becomes the first woman to be elected Speaker of the British House of Commons in its 700-year history.


  • Former US President Richard Nixon buried in Nixon Library in California
  • Freedom Day: day 2 of South Africa's 1st multi-racial elections and day most voted - some queuing for 10 hours


  • Soap opera actor Lorenzo Lamas (38) weds Playboy model and actress Shauna Sand (24) in Rockland County, New York
  • Romanian gymnast and three-time Olympic gold medalist Nadia Comaneci (35) weds gymnast champion Bart Conner (38) in Bucharest, Romania
  • Actress Robin Wright (30) weds actor Sean Penn (35) in Santa Monica, California
  • Oasis played the first of two nights at Manchester's Maine Road football ground as a 'thank you' to their fans, the 80,000 tickets sold out in hours


  • UK band The Verve announced that they had split

...and THAT's what happend on April 27, during the 90's!

Tags: radio, 90s, 1990s, on this day, april 27, babershop quartet, Axl Rose, Betty Boothroyd, Richard Nixon, Freedom Day, South Africa, Sean Penn, Oasis, Manchester Maine Road, The Verve