1934, Born on this day, Rico Rodrigues, The Specials, (1981 UK No.1 single 'Ghost Town').
1935, Born on this day, Michael Eavis, the farmer whose land is used to hold Glastonbury Festival, the first being in 1970 with T Rex headlining to a crowd of 1500.
1941, Born on this day, Alan Howard, bass, The Tremeloes, (1967 UK No.1 & US No.11 single 'Silence Is Golden').
1941, Born on this day, Jim Seals, guitar, fiddle, Seals & Croft, American singer, songwriter.
1946, Born on this day, Jim Tucker, guitar, The Turtles, (1967 US No.1 single 'Happy Together', 1967 UK No.4 single 'She'd Rather Be With Me').
1947, Born on this day, David St Hubbins, vocals, Spinal Tap, (1984 rock film 'This Is Spinal Tap').
1958, Born on this day, Alan Jackson, US singer, (2002 US No.1 album, 'Drive').
1962, Born on this day, Anne Rogers, bass, Popinjays, (1990 UK album 'Bang Up To Date With The Popinjays').
1967, Born on this day, Rene Dif, Aqua, (1997 UK No.1 single 'Barbie Girl').
1968, Born on this day, Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers, (1988 UK No.22 single 'Tomorrow People'). His father late Bob Marley had his last haircut the year Ziggy was born.
1972, Born on this day, Wyclef Jean, The Fugees, (1996 UK No.1 single 'Killing Me Softly'. Solo 1998 UK No.3 single 'Gone Till November').
Ушли из жизни:
1972: Billy Williams
1981: Alberta Hunter
1991: Tennessee Ernie Ford
1999: Thomas Durden
2001: Jay Livingston
2002: Bashful Brother Oswald
2007: Teresa Brewer
Стали первыми в чартах:
1960 Drifters: 'Save the Last Dance for Me' US 45
1964 Manfred Mann: 'Do Wah Diddy Diddy' US 45
1970 Jackson 5: 'I'll Be There' US 45
1981 Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin: 'It's My Party' UK 45
1981 Christopher Cross: 'Arthur's Theme' US 45
1987 Bee Gees: 'You Win Again' UK 45
1987 Bruce Springsteen: 'Tunnel of Love' UK LP
1987 Lisa Lisa: 'Lost in Emotion' US 45
1992 Tasmin Archer : Sleeping Satellite : UK single
1992 Prince : Symbol : UK LP
1998 Barenaked Ladies : One Week : US single
1998 Phil Collins : Hits : UK LP
1963: The Beatles, "I Want To Hold Your Hand"
1963: Bobby Goldsboro, "See The Funny Little Clown"
1967: Bob Dylan: "Drifter's Escape," "I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine," "The Ballad Of Frankie Lee And Judas Priest"
1978: Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand, "You Don't Bring Me Flowers"
1962, In between their lunchtime and night shows at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, The Beatles traveled to Granada TV Centre in Manchester to make their television debut. They appeared live on the local magazine program People and Places performing two songs ‘Some Other Guy’ and ‘Love Me Do’.
1964, Manfred Mann started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Do Wah Diddy Diddy', possibly the first No.1 with a nonsense song title. Also a No.1 in the UK, the song was first released by the US group The Exciters.
1967, A 10-date package tour of the UK played the last night at the De Montfort Hall, Leicester featuring Traffic, The Young Rascals, Vanilla Fudge, Art and Keith West.
1969, Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane was busted for marijuana possession in Honolulu and was fined $350.
1969, Led Zeppelin kicked off their fourth North American tour at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
1970, The Jackson Five started a five-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'I'll Be There'. The group's fourth No.1 of 1970, it made No.4 in the UK. Motown records claimed the group had sold over 10 million records during this year.
1987, The Bee Gees became the only group to have a UK No.1 single in each of the three decades, (60's, 70's & 80's), when 'You Win Again' went to No.1 on the UK singles chart. The brothers fifth and last No.1.
1987, The Nescafe UK student 'All Time Top 50' album chart was published; voted in at No.3, 'The Wall' by Pink Floyd, No. 2, 'The Joshua Tree' U2 and No. 1, Dire Straits 'Brothers In Arms', who also had three other albums in the Top 20.
1987, The Style Council kicked off a 8-date UK tour at the Apollo in, Manchester.
1991, Sandie Shaw was arrested for failing to give a breath test outside her Harley Street flat in London and was fined £100
1998, UK newspaper the Daily Star ran a story claiming that R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe had admitted that he was gay during an MTV interview shown in the US. Stipe was voicing his disgust at the killing of a young gay student in the US.
1998, Phil Collins went to No.1 on the UK album chart with his 'Hits' album, his fifth UK No.1 album.