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Births
1933 Jimmie Rodgers, (1957 US No.1 & UK No.30 single 'Honeycomb').

1939 Frankie Avalon, (1959 US No.1 & UK No.16 single 'Venus').

1946 Alan King, Ace, (1974 UK No.20 single 'How Long').

1950 Mike Hossack, Drums, The Doobie Brothers, (1979 US No.1 single 'What A Fool Believes', 1993 UK No.7 single 'Long Train Runnin').

1952 Dee Dee Ramone, (Douglas Colvin), The Ramones, 1977 UK No.22 single 'Sheena Is A Punk Rocker'). He died of a drug overdose 6th June 2002.

1961 Martin Beedle, Cutting Crew, (1987 US No.1 & 1986 UK No.4 single 'I Just Died In Your Arms').

1962 Joanne Catherall, vocals, The Human League, (1981 UK No.1 & 1982 US No.1 single 'Don't You Want Me' plus over fifteen other UK Top 40 singles).

1962 Richard Walmsley, Beatmasters, 1988 UK No.5 single 'Rock Da House').

1966 Ian Spice, Breathe, (1988 UK No.4 single 'Hands To Heaven').

1966 Nigel Clarke, Dodgy, (1996 UK No.4 single 'Good Enough').

1966 Mike Heaton, drummer, Embrace, (2006 UK No. 2 single 'Natures Law', 2006 UK No.1 album 'This New Day').

1967 Ricky Bell, New Edition, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Candy Girl'), Bell Biv DeVoe, (1990 US No.3 single 'Do Me!').


Deaths
1970 James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix died in his London apartment at the age of 27. The death was from an overdose of sleeping pills.


Events
1947 Ernest Tubb and Roy Acuff performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, NY. It was the first country show at the venue.

1957 "The Big Record" premiered on CBS-TV. The show only lasted one season.

1960 On his twenty-first birthday, Frankie Avalon was given $600,000 (Ł330,000) that he earned as a minor from such hits as his 1959 US No.1 single 'Venus').

1961 Bobby Vee started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Take Good Care Of My Baby'.

1968 Working at Abbey Road studios on new songs for their forthcoming 'White Album', The Beatles recorded 20 takes of 'Birthday.' Roadie Mal Evans added handclaps, and Yoko Ono and Pattie Harrison contributed backing vocals on the track.

1969 Police arrested Graham Bond when he was rehearsing in London on a contempt of court charge from 1967.

1969 Tiny Tim announced on "The Tonight Show" to Johnny Carson his engagement to Miss Vicki Budinger. Carson asked the two to be married on the show. They made TV history with the wedding on December 17, 1969.

1971 Pink Floyd performed "Atom Heart Mother" at the Classical Music Festival in Montreaux, Switzerland.

1971 The Who scored their first and only UK No.1 album with 'Who's Next', the bands sixth LP release, featuring 'Won't Get Fooled Again'.

1972 The Who headlined the Rock At The Oval festival in London.

1976 The second annual Rock Music Awards ran on CBS.

1976 "More Than A Feeling" by Boston was released.

1978 The members of KISS all released solo albums. The members at the time were Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, and Peter Criss.

1976 One hit wonders Wild Cherry started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Play That Funky Music'. The song started life as a B-side. It was the group's only hit in the UK which peaked at No.7.

1978 Neil Young and Crazy Horse kicked off a 23 date US tour at The Cobo in Detroit promoting the album 'Comes A Time.'

1980 Appearing at The Rainbow Theatre in London, Gang Of Four, Toyah, Au Pairs, Chelsea, XTC and The Police.

1980 Rick Wakeman kicked off a 11 date UK tour at Newcastle City Hall. Tickets L3.25.

1981 Gary Numan took off on a round the world trip in a single engine Cessna plane. The attempt ended after he was forced to land in India, where local police arrested him.

1982 The seven-minute epic by Dire Straits 'Private Investigations' went to No.2 on the UK singles chart, held off No.1 by survivors 'Eye Of The Tiger'.

1983 The album "Lick It Up" was released by KISS.

1983 The members of Kiss appeared on MTV without makeup.

1984 David Bowie won Video of the year for 'China Girl' at the first MTV Video awards.

1987 KISS released the album "Crazy Nights."

1993 Garth Brooks went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'In Pieces'. The album spent 25 weeks on the chart and sold over 6m copies. The album peaked at No.2 on the UK chart.

1993 Meat Loaf went to No.1 on the UK album chart for the first of five times with 'Bat Out Of Hell II'.

1996 At Sotheby's in London, Julian Lennon successfully bid just over $39,000 (Ł21,000), for the recording notes for the song Paul McCartney wrote for him, 'Hey Jude'. At the same event, John Lennon's scribbled lyrics to 'Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite' sold for $103,500, (Ł57,500).

1998 Reba McEntire received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1999 It was reported that Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'Arcy Wretzky had quit the band.

2002 Bon Jovi performed at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London. More than 375,000 people viewed the live Web cast of the show.

2004 Britney Spears and Kevin Federline were married. The legal documents were not filed until early October.

2005 David Gray started a two week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with his seventh album 'Life In Slow Motion'.

2006 73 year old country singer Willie Nelson and four members from his band were charged with drug possession after marijuana and magic mushrooms were found by police on his tour bus. Police had stopped the tour bus near Lafayette, Louisiana.

2006 Echo And The Bunnymen singer Ian McCulloch was convicted of committing a breach of the peace by shouting, swearing and threatening Gary Duncan and his girlfriend Juliet Sebley backstage at Glasgow Barrowlands in Scotland. A court was told that McCulloch had lost his temper when he discovered the two fans in a toilet cubicle inside his private dressing room.

2006 Sir Cliff Richard unveiled a plaque to mark a tiny basement said to be the birthplace of British rock and roll, fifty years after the "2 i's" coffee bar opened in London's Old Compton Street. The Tornados, Tommy Steele, The Shadows and Adam Faith were among stars who started out at the club.

2007 Britney Spears was dropped by her management company, one month after employing their services. Los Angeles-based The Firm said: "We have terminated our professional relationship with Britney Spears. "We believe she is enormously talented, but current circumstances have prevented us from properly doing our job."
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