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Spice Girls voted top cultural icon

The former British all-girl pop band beat the late Nirvana lead singer, Kurt Cobain in the poll.

india Updated: Mar 29, 2006 17:08 IST

British girl group Spice Girls have been voted the top cultural icon of the 1990s in a survey.

According to, the Spice Girls, formed in 1993 and disbanded in 2000, won 80 per cent of the votes and beat the late Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain, who committed suicide in 1994.

The third most popular cultural icon was model-actress Elizabeth Hurley, who gained fame when she wore her safety pin Versace dress to the premiere of the movie Four Weddings And A Funeral.

First Published: Mar 29, 2006 16:23 IST