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ONE - U2 - 1992

NEWS

• McDonalds opens first McDonalds in Beijing China

• Bill Clinton becomes U.S. president

• Long Island Lolita Amy Fisher shot the wife of her lover, Joey Buttafuocco (pronounced Butt-a-foo-co), Mary Jo Buttafuocco in the face. Mary Jo survived and later divorced her husband.

• Princess Diana and Prince Charles separated and later divorced shortly after his affair with long time love Camilla Parker Bowels was revealed.

• The FDA Urges Stopping the use of silicone gel breast implants

FADS and ENTERTAINMENT

• MOVIES : “Unforgiven,”“Aladdin,” “Batman Returns,”  “The Bodyguard” & “A Few Good Men”

• T.V.:  “Rosanne,” “Home Improvement,” “Murder She Wrote,” and “Coach”.

• Microsoft released  Microsoft Works

• Paul Lynck of Great Britain did 124 push-ups with one finger.

• The first Nicotene patch is introduced to help stop smoking

• The hippest company founded this year was probably Tony Hawk and Per Welinder's Birdhouse Skateboards..

DEAD

• Sam Kinison

#1@1

• It’s from the album Achtung Baby.

• This song can be interpreted many ways. It could be about the band, a girl, or an AIDS victim. Bono has said it is "About relationships."

• The band wrote this song in Berlin after toiling there for months trying to record Achtung Baby, and it rejuvenated them creatively.

• The proceeds from this song were donated to AIDS research.

• It was voted best single in the 1992 Rolling Stone reader's poll.

• It was #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Hits chart for two weeks.

• Here’s U2 and One the Number 1 @ 1 from April 1992.



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