LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 02: Metallica (L-R) Robert Trujillo, James Hetfield, perform at the 5th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show at Club Nokia on May 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

It was on this date in 1991 that Metallica changed the game and released the first single of their upcoming “Black” album, Enter Sandman. I’ll never forget hosting a listening party for that record. You could not jam another person into that bar! After every song the fans cheered.

The summer of 1991 also found us in the theaters watching Terminator 2: Judgement Day!

Another big movie that came out in 1991 was “Silence of the Lambs!”

Serial killer Jeffery Dahmer was arrested. Who could forget that creep!

“Iron” Mike Tyson is charged with rape.

This wasn’t the summer, but the big news of 1991 was the Gulf War. In January of 1991, Iraq refused to leave Kuwait, and a U.S.-led air attack started in what was known as Operation Desert Storm. On Feb. 26, on Baghdad radio, Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein announced the withdrawal of Iraqi troops from Kuwait. God bless our troops.

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