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Feature Year: 1989 6pm ET

Today on Feature Year – 1989 Hits and Tunes!

January 6 – James Durbin (singer), American Idol contestant
January 10 – Donald Voorhees, American composer and musician (b. 1903) Died
January 11 – President of the United States Ronald Reagan delivers his farewell address to the nation.
January 22 – Jared Smith, American singer
January 24 – Serial killer Ted Bundy is executed in Florida’s electric chair.
January 30 – Khleo Thomas, American actor and rapper
February 14 – Vincent Crane, British musician (Atomic Rooster) (b. 1943) Died
February 26 – Roy Eldridge, American musician (b. 1911) Died
February 27 – Kelly Breeding, American singer
February 27 – Stefano Langone, American singer
March 14 – Colby O’Donis, American singer
March 22 – Karen Rodriguez, American singer
April 26 – Lucille Ball, American entertainer (b. 1911) Died
May 5 – Chris Brown, American singer and actor
May 9 – Keith Whitley, American singer (b. 1955) Died
May 15 – Johnny Green, American songwriter (b. 1908) Died
June 13 – Lisa Tucker, American singer, musical theater and television actress
June 14 – Lucy Hale, American actress and singer
June 17 – Simone Battle, American actress and singer
June 18 – Renee Olstead, American actress and singer
July 2 – Devin Tailes, American singer
July 18 – Actress Rebecca Schaeffer is murdered by an obsessed fan, leading to stricter stalking laws in California.
August 15 – Joe Jonas, American musician actor and singer
August 16–August 17 – Woodstock ’89 festival.
August 19 – Romeo, American rapper and actor
September 5 – U.S. President George H. W. Bush holds up a bag of cocaine purchased across the street at Lafayette Park, in his first televised speech to the nation.
September 8 – Avicii, Swedish DJ, remixer, and record producer
September 8 – Barry Sadler, American author and musician (b. 1940) Died
September 21 – Jason Derulo, American singer-songwriter. actor
September 22 – Irving Berlin, American composer (b. 1888) Died
September 30 – Virgil Thomson, American composer (b. 1896) Died
November 24 – Jordan Witzigreuter, American singer/songwriter (The Ready Set)
December 11 – Lindsay Crosby, American singer and actor (b. 1938) Died
December 13 – Taylor Swift, American singer
December 22 – Jordin Sparks, American singer

Feature Year: 1993 6pm ET

Today’s installment of Feature Year goes back to 1993, 6pm ET on RadioMaxMusic

January 6 – Dizzy Gillespie, American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer (b. 1917) Died
January 12 – Zayn Malik, British singer of the band call One Direction
January 19 – IBM announces a $4.97 billion loss for 1992, the largest single-year corporate loss in United States history to date.
January 20 – Bill Clinton succeeds George H.W. Bush as the 42nd President of the United States.
February 14 – Shane Harper, American actor and singer
February 19 – Victoria Justice, American actress and singer
February 26 – World Trade Center bombing: In New York City, a van bomb parked below the North Tower of the World Trade Center explodes, killing 6 and injuring over 1,000.
February 28 – Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents raid the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, with a warrant to arrest leader David Koresh on federal firearms violations. Four agents and 5 Davidians die in the raid and a 51-day standoff begins.
March 4 – Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown, American singer
March 8 – Billy Eckstine, American musician (b. 1914) Died
March 11 – Janet Reno is confirmed by the United States Senate and sworn in the next day, becoming the first female Attorney General of the United States.
March 15 – Alyssa Reid, Canadian singer/songwriter
April 2 – Aaron Kelly, American singer
April 19 – A 51-day stand-off at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, ends with a fire that kills 76 people, including David Koresh.
April 25 – Shiloh, Canadian singer-songwriter
April 29 – Héctor Lavoe, Puerto Rican salsa singer (b. 1946) Died
April 29 – Mick Ronson, English rock guitarist (b. 1946) Died
April 30 – Tennis star Monica Seles is stabbed in the back by an obsessed fan of rival Steffi Graf at a tournament in Hamburg, Germany.
May 30 – Sun Ra, American jazz musician (b. 1914) Died
June 5 – Conway Twitty, American musician (b. 1933) Died
June 27 – U.S. President Bill Clinton orders a cruise missile attack on Iraqi intelligence headquarters in the Al-Mansur District of Baghdad, in response to an Iraqi plot to assassinate former U.S. President George H. W. Bush during his visit to Kuwait in mid-April.
June 28 – GG Allin, American punk singer (b. 1956) Died
July 7 – Mia Zapata, American punk musician (b. 1965) Died
July 27 – Windows NT 3.1, the first version of Microsoft’s line of Windows NT operating systems, is released to manufacturing.
August 1 – Leon Thomas III, American actor and singer
August 2 – Manika, American singer-songwriter
September 9 – Helen O’Connell, American singer (b. 1920) Died
October 9 – Scotty McCreery, American singer
October 17 – Criss Oliva, American Musician (b. 1963) Died
October 26 – Harold Rome, American composer (b. 1908) Died
December 5 – Doug Hopkins, American musician (b. 1961)
December 7 – Jasmine Villegas, American singer
December 18 – Charizma, American hip hop artist (b. 1973)