Wilhelm Steinitz was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed world chess champion, from 1886 to 1894. He was also a highly influential writer and chess theoretician. source
I started rocking and rolling when Guns N' Roses came out. It wasn't until Garth Brooks came around that I really got back to country. He made it fun again. To me, in country music, the rigor mortis was setting in and it just wasn't fun anymore. Garth brought everyone back over to country and made it cool again.