With Mariah Carey celebrating her 45th birthday on Thursday, check up on the singer and some of your other favorite 1990s music stars.
Mariah Carey's self-titled debut album was the best-selling album in the United States in 1991. Carey followed that success with multi platinum-selling albums such as "Emotions" and "Music Box."
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English settlers make their first landing in North America, John Wilkes Booth is shot and killed, an explosion rocks the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, and Lucille Ball dies, all on this day.
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