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MYSTERIOUS WAYS - U2 - 1991

NEWS

• Operation Desert Storm  led by the United States Bombs Iraq Forces in Kuwait.

• Kentucky Fried Chicken officially changed its name to KFC.

• 911 Emergency Number tested in some US cities.

• Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested after the remains of 11 men and boys are found in his Milwaukee, Wisconsin apartment.

• The Airbag was invented. 

• Ted Turner was Time Magazines man of the year.

 

FADS and ENTAINMENT

• MOVIES: “Silence Of The Lambs”  “Terminator 2:Judgement Day” “Robin Hood:  Prince Of Thieves” “Backdraft,” “Thelma & Louise” & “City Slickers”

• T.V.: “Roseanne,” “Murphy Brown,” and “Cheers”

• Liz Taylor married hubby # 7- Larry Fortensky, who she met  at rehab.

• The Internet is made available for commercial use. The number of computers on the net reaches 1 million!

• The Nicoderm nicotine patch was approved by the FDA, making it easier for many to quit smoking.

• Freddie Mercury of the band Queen, issues a public statement confirming that he is stricken with AIDS, and the next day he dies of complications.

 

DEAD

• Michael Landon (July 1)

• Redd Foxx (October 11)

• Dr. Seuss (September 24)

• Steve Marriott (April 20)

• Freddie Mercury (November 24) 

 

#1@1

• The song began as an improvisation called "Sick Puppy.”

• It is found on the “Achtung Baby” Album.

• The lyrics are about romance and women.

• U2 performed this on the Zoo TV tour with a belly dancer on stage for visual aids. The Edge took up with her for part of the tour and went on to marry her.

• It topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart for twelve weeks.

• Here’s U2 with “Mysterious Ways” your #1@1 from December 1991.

 



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