Why Famous: Best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the grunge band Nirvana. Following the success of the album "Nevermind", Nirvana was labeled "the flagship band" of Generation X, and Cobain hailed as "the spokesman of a generation".
- 1992-02-24 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (27) weds lead singer Kurt Cobain (25) on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii
- 1991-09-10 Rock band Nirvana release their single "Smells like Teen Spirit"
- 1991-09-24 Rock band Nirvana release their 2nd studio album "Nevermind"
- 1992-05-16 "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35
- 2013-12-17 Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, Kiss, Linda Ronstadt and Nirvana are inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- 2014-04-11 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Kiss, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens