March   On the 9th, Jerome S. Billett is appointed as Brian's conservator.
  April   Mike, Alan & Bruce attend a benefit concert for the Natural Law (TM) Party in London
  on the 5th as part of the UK general election. Brian's suit to recover his copyrights is
  settled out of court with an award to Brian of $10 million. Mike almost immediately
  announces a lawsuit against Brian to reclaim both royalties and credit for over thirty
  songs he claims to have contributed to.
  May   Capitol release The Honeys as part of its Collectors Series. The CD includes all the
  Capitol and Warners' sixties single sides, two unreleased sixties tracks and eight seventies
  tracks with varying degrees of Brian Wilson involvement. There is no chart action, and it
  is soon deleted. The Original Beach Boys Cafe, featuring BB memorabilia, opens in
  Hermosa, CA on the 29th.
  July   trailer for the upcoming Melcher/Love project "Hot Fun In The Summertime/Summer Of
  Love" single is released but fails to chart.
  August   Summer In Paradise is released on Brother to scathing reviews. It is the first ever Beach
  Boys album studio album to have no Brian Wilson participation, and the first non-
  compilation BB album to fail to chart. The band will later rework five tracks, but this
  revised version is only released in Europe and Australasia in 1993, equally
  October   Mike files another suit against Brian, Landy, Todd Gold and the publishers of Brian's
  'autobiography' on the 20th, claiming slander, libel and defamatory statements abounded
  in the book.
  November   The Beach Boys tour Australia, 20th-29th.
  December   Landy is served with a restraining order following his continued interference in Brian's
  life; his hold over Brian is finally broken.  He relocates to Hawaii and continues to