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1941 Brian Poole, vocals, The Tremeloes, (1967 UK No.1 & US No.11 single 'Silence Is Golden'). Daughters Karen and Shellie formed Alisha's Attic in the 90's.

1941 Bruce Welch, guitar, The Shadows, (1960 UK No.1 single 'Apache' plus 28 other UK top 40 singles), Member of Marvin Welch and Farrar and producer.

1944 Keith Emerson, keyboards, The Nice, (1968 UK No.21 single 'America'). Emerson Lake and Palmer, (1977 UK No.2 single 'Fanfare For The Common Man').

1945 John David Souther, singer, songwriter. The Souther, Hillman, Furay Band, (1974 US No.27 single 'Fallin' In Love').

1947 Carter Beauford, Dave Matthews Band, (1998 US No.1 album 'Before These Crowded Streets', 2001 US No.1 album 'Everyday', 2001 UK No. 35 single 'The Space Between').

1947 Dave Pegg, Fairport Convention, UK folk group, (1969 UK No.21 single 'Si Tu Dois Partir').

1952 Maxine Nightingale, singer, (1975 UK No.8 single 'Right Back Where We Started').

1956 Chris Fairbrass, guitar, Right Said Fred, (1991 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'I'm Too Sexy', 1993 UK No.1 album 'Up').

1957 Carter Beauford, drummer, Dave Matthews Band, (1998 US No.1 album 'Before These Crowded Streets', 2005 US No.1 album 'Stand Up').

1961 Kathryn Dawn Lang, (kd Lang), singer, songwriter, (1993 UK No.15 single 'Constant Craving').

1965 Dobby Dall, Poison, (1988 US No.1 & 1989 UK No.13 single 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn').

1969 Andy Barker, 808 State, (1989 UK No.10 single 'Pacific State').

1969 Reginald Arvizu, bass, Korn, (1998 UK No.23 single 'Got The Life', 1998 US No.1 album, 'Follow The Leader').

1979 Nelly, (Cornell Haynes Jr), 2000 US No.1 album 'Country Grammar, ' 2002 US & UK No.1 single 'Dilemma'.

1966 Mississippi John Hurt died at the age of 73.

1958 Tommy Edwards was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'It's All In The Game.'

1962 The Elvis Presley film "Girls! Girls! Girls!" premiered.

1963 Dion stormed out of a taping of the English TV show "Ready Steady Go!" He complained that the go-go dancers were distracting him from his performance.

1963 Kate Smith gave her first full concert to paying customers.

1963 The Beach Boys' "Be True To Your School" was released.

1963 Peter Paul and Mary started a five week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'In The Wind' the group's second No.1.

1964 During a live 'Ready Steady Go!' TV show, singing 'Donna The Prima Donna' Dion walked off the show after becoming irritated by the audience dancing around him.

1967 Tom Jones kicked off a 22 date UK tour at Finsbury Park, Astoria with Kathy Kirby and The Ted Heath Orchestra.

1967 The Beatles completed recording their next single 'Hello Goodbye' at Abbey Road studios London with a second Paul McCartney bass line. The McCartney song had been selected for the A-side for The Beatles next single, the flip side to be Lennon's John's 'I Am the Walrus.'

1968 Stevie Wonder's "For Once In My Life" was released.

1969 'Sugar Sugar' by The Archies was at No.1 on the UK singles chart. The single became the longest running one hit wonder in the UK with eight week's at the top of the charts.

1974 George Harrison began his first tour in eight years. He was the first former Beatle to attempt a nationwide solo tour.

1974 Crosby Stills Nash & Young went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'So Far', the group's third US No.1.

1974 Stevie Wonder went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'You Haven't Done Nothin', the singers fourth US No.1. It featured The Jackson Five on backing vocals.

1979 The movie "Quadrophenia" opened. The movie features Sting.

1979 Mick and Bianca Jagger were divorced.

1984 The Rev Marvin Gaye Sr. was sentenced to five years in prison for the manslaughter of his son, Marvin Gaye.

1984 U2 kicked off 10-date UK tour at London Academy, Brixton, London.

1985 Simple Minds scored their second UK No.1 album with 'Once Upon A Time.'

1985 Stevie Wonder went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Part-time Lover', his 9th US No.1, a No.3 hit in the UK.

1985 The TV soundtrack from Miami Vice went to No.1 on the US album chart. It spent a total of 11 weeks at No.1.

1986 Singer, songwriter Billy Bragg was arrested after cutting through wire fences at a US Air Base in Norfolk, England.

1987 Eric Clapton played the first of three nights at The Budokan, Tokyo.

1989 The musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" opened.

1990 "Graffiti Bridge," Prince's fourth film, co-starring Tevin Campbell and Mavis Staples opened.

1991 Karyn White went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Romantic', a No.23 hit in the UK.

1991 U2 scored their second UK No.1 single with 'The Fly.'

1996 Counting Crows went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Recovering From Satellites'. The album peaked at No.4 in the UK.

1996 The Beautiful South went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Blue Is The Colour.'

1998 Atlantic Records launched an online music video service, Instavid.

1999 David Gray kicked off an 8 date UK tour at Leeds City Varieties.

2001 Slipknot kicked off a 6-date UK tour at Cardiff Arena in Wales.

2002 Armed police arrested an international gang who were planning to kidnap former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham and her two young children. The gang had planned to ransom Victoria for Ł5m.

2003 Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs ran in the New York City Marathon. He finished in 4 hours, 14 minutes and 54 seconds. He raised $2 million dollars for children.

2003 REM were at No.1 on the UK album chart with 'In Time: The Best Of.' Fatman Scoop with Crooklyn Clan went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Be Faithful.'

2004 Guitarist Eric Clapton collected his CBE from Buckingham Palace for his services to music.

2007 Led Zeppelin's eagerly-awaited reunion concert in London was postponed for two weeks after guitarist Jimmy Page broke a finger. The tribute concert in honour of late Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun scheduled for 26 November would now take place on 10 December. More than a million fans applied for the 20,000 tickets available, which cost L125 each. Profits from the show would go towards scholarships in Ertegun's name in the UK, USA and the country of his birth Turkey.
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