queer for March 31
Rockwell ruled for a fifth week on the R&B chart with “Somebody’s Watching Me”.
David Bowie hit #1 on the U.K. Album chart with Changes Bowie.
Whitney Houston performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Norfolk Naval Air Station for American soldiers returning from the Gulf War. Her recording of the anthem sold more than 750,000 records in only nine days.
Selena was killed by the president of her fan club, Yolanda Saldivar, a lesbian. Saldivar had been fired for embezzlement.
Celine Dion began the first of four weeks at the top of the U.K. Album chart with A New Day Has Come.
Cher’s first child, Chaz Bono, asked a judge to formally change his name and gender following the sex change surgery he had last year. The 41-year-old, who was born Chastity Sun Bono, became Chaz Salvatore according to a petition filed in Los Angeles. Salvatore was his father Sonny Bono’s real first name.