Island In the Sun by Weezer

  • Birth of Rivers Cuomo

    Birth of Rivers Cuomo
    Rivers Cuomo Wiki page Rivers Cuomo is the lead singer of Weezer, and the head writer of Island in the Sun. Cuomo was born in Ashram Connecticut. He lived on a farm with his parents and brother, Leaves. He attended a private school until he decided to move to Los Angeles when he was 19. In Los Angeles he attended Santa Monica college and then started the band Weezer on February 14th, 1992.
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    BIrth of Rivers Cuomo to release date of Island in the Sun

  • Civil War in Lebanon

    Civil War in Lebanon
    Lebanon Civil War wiki The lebanese Civil War started in 1975 and ended in 1990. An estimated 120,000 people were killed. One million people left Lebanon during the war. One of the major causes of this war was the Muslim population of Lebanon being opposed to the pro-western government. Rivers Cuomo was almost 5 years old during this war
  • Tangshan Earthquake

    Tangshan Earthquake
    Tangshan Earthquake The Tangshan Earthquake of 1976 was the deadliest of the 20th centrury killing over 240,000 poeple. This earthquake took place at around 4 a.m in Tangshan, China. The earthquake lasted about 15 seconds, and it destroyed most of the city. Rivers Cuomo was 6
  • Death of Elvis Presley

    Death of Elvis Presley
    Death of Elvis Presley Singer/Actor Elvis Presley died in his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee on August 16th 1977. He was found dead in his bathroom. The cause of his death was cardiac arrhythmia, meaning his heart was beating irregularly as a result of an overdose of drugs. Rivers Cuomo was 7
  • John Lennon Assassinated

    John Lennon Assassinated
    Death of John Lennon John Lennon was musician in the band The Beatles. He was shot by Mark David Chapman in front of his own house in New York on December 8th, 1980. His ashes were given to his wife, Yoko, and she chose not to have a funeral for him. Rivers Cuomo was 10
  • Singer Michael Jackon releases Thriller

    Singer Michael Jackon releases Thriller
    Thriller wiki page The 14 minute Thriller music video was named most influential pop music video of all time.
    Guinness World Records named Thriller the most successful video of all time in 2006.

    Currently, Thriller has about 130 million views on youtube Rivers Cuomo was 12
  • Wreck of the Titanic found

    Wreck of the Titanic found
    Wreck of the Tianic Found wiki
    On September 1st, 1985 a deep sea vehicle called ARGO found the sunken Titanic ship 13 miles away from its original sinking location. The ship was split in two parts, each half about one third of a mile apart. Over the years items have been collected from the Titanic and put on display in musems. The ship must forever stay in its place due to deterioration. Cuomo was 15.
  • Los Angeles Riots

    Los Angeles Riots
    1992 LA Riotes wiki "The riots started on April 29 after a trial jury acquitted four Los Angeles Police Department officers of assault and use of excessive force. The officers were videotaped beating an African-American motorist Rodney King following a high-speed police pursuit." (1992 Los Angeles Riots Wiki) The Riots lasted for 6 days. Cuomo was 22 living in LA at this time, he had made his band Weezer one month earlier
  • World Trade Center Bombed

    World Trade Center Bombed
    1993 World Trade Center Bombed wiki Six deaths and 1042 injuries occured on February 26, 1993 when a truck bomb exploded below the North Tower of the World Trade Center. The bomb was intended to knock the North Tower into the South Tower causing them both to come crashing down, but it failed. Rivers Cuomo was 23
  • Princess Diana dies in Car Crash

    Princess Diana dies in Car Crash
    Death of Princess Diana Princess Diana of Wales was riding in a Mercedez with her boyfriend, chauffer, and bodyguard. They were being chased by paparazzi. The car crasehd into the pilar of a tunnel. Princess Diana died that day on the operating table. Rivers Cuomo was 27
  • Killing Spree at Columbine High School

    Killing Spree at Columbine High School
    Columbine Killing Spree Two students of Columbine High School, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, planted bombs in their school and attempted to kill hundreds of studnets. Their bombs did not explode, but they did end up murdering 12 students and one teacher before killing themselves. Rivers Cuomo was 29
  • Release of "Island in the Sun"

    Release of "Island in the Sun"