Terry Staunton

Ten Years Ago This week

Public Enemy figurehead Chuck D makes his debut as a commentator on the Fox News Channel in the US. His first broadcast includes his thoughts about the ongoing trial of…

Ten Years Ago This Week

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO May 14 to 20, 1997 Crosby, Stills & Nash are inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame. Neil Young also gets the call,…

Ten Years Ago This Week

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO May 7 to 13, 1997 Kurt Cobain's Seattle home, where his body was found three years earlier, is put up for sale by Courtney Love.…

Ten Years Ago This Week

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO April 30 to May 6, 1997 The first issue of Uncut – the UK’s first music and movie magazine – is published With a cover…

Ten Years Ago This Week

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO April 23 to 29, 1997 Aerosmith's record label, Sony, are forced to issue an apology to the American Hindu Anti-Defamation Coalition, after complaints over the…

Ten Years Ago This Week. . .

Nine Inch Nails lynchpin Trent Reznor is an unlikely inclusion in Time magazine's annual list of the 25 most influential Americans. "Reznor's music is filthy, brutish stuff, oozing with aberrant…

Ten Years Ago This Week

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO April 9 to 15, 1997 Singer-songwriter Laura Nyro dies of ovarian cancer, aged 49. Although a much-respected cult figure in her own right, a handful…

Ten years ago this week

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO April 2 to 8, 1997 The Wallflowers, led by Jakob 'son of Bob' Dylan, leap more than 50 places to No 5 in the US…

Ten years Ago This Week

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO March 26 to April 1, 1997 MTV fire a string of onscreen presenters, after US ratings drop by 20 per cent. The station's facelift, which…

TEN YEARS AGO THIS WEEK

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO February 26 to March 4, 1997 On the eve of the release of their album Pop, U2 announce details of their forthcoming PopMart tour, from…

TEN YEARS AGO THIS WEEK. . .

HAPPENINGS TEN YEARS TIME AGO February 19 to 25, 1997 Ben Elton hosts the Brit Awards at London's Earls Court, where there are two gongs apiece for Manic Street Preachers…