Aberdeen Announces Kurt Cobain Day

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    TEMPO.CO, Aberdeen – Twenty years after Kurt Cobain's tragic death, his fans in Aberdeen decided to present an unlikely recognition. KXRO radio station, as cited by AP, mentioned that Aberdeen Mayor Bill Simpson has announced February 20 as the "Kurt Cobain Day", where all citizens will commemorate the Nirvana's lead singer.

    The date, February 20, was chosen because it was the birthday of the talented yet troubled musician. The Kurt Cobain Day will not only last once, but is set to be an annual agenda.

    Kurt Cobain was born in 1967 in Seattle, and was a signer-songwriter from one of the greatest bands in the 90s, Nirvana. Cobain gained popularity in 1991, when the band's song "Smells Like Teen Spirit" marked a change the history of pop music. However, Cobain was found dead due to suicide back in 1994, at the peak of his fame.

    ANINGTIAS JATMIKA | AP