Queer Music February 2

queer music
February 2, 1957
Closeted Actor Tab Hunter topped the Cashbox Best Sellers chart with his version of “Young Love”. A month later, the record would rise to #1 on the Billboard chart where it would stay for six weeks.

1989
George Michael accepts an apology and an undisclosed cash settlement from The Sun newspaper to settle a libel suit after the publication printed an article that claimed that Michael was drunk and abusive at a party hosted by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

1991

Whitney Houston achieved her 12th Top 10 in her last 13 releases with “All the Man That I Need”.
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Boy George was roughed up by two bouncers after he tried to jump the queue outside The Ministry Of Sound in London where George had been a guest DJ.

2003

Falsely marketed as a lesbian Russian girl duo: Tatu, started a four-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘All The Things She Said’. The song had been a hit on the Russian charts three years earlier. Tatu were the first Russian act to score a UK No 1.

also marketed as faux lesbians
2008

The Spice Girls cut short their reunion world tour.

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