1992: Bluesman Muddy Waters receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The award was given by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, which also presents the Grammy Awards.

1992: Kirk Fordice becomes Mississippi’s sixty-first governor

Fordice Campaign Poster
Fordice Campaign Poster

Fordice served from 1992 to 1996 and from 1996 to 2000. He was the first Republican governor since Reconstruction.

1992: First casinos open on Mississippi Gulf Coast

1992: Elvis Presley Museum opens in Tupelo

The museum was renovated in 2006 and has expanded to include several other buildings, such as the Elvis Presley Birthplace and the church that he attended as a boy.

Learn more at http://www.elvispresleybirthplace.com/.

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