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Births
1907 Samuel Ram, manager of The Platters, (UK & US No.1 single 'Smoke Gets In Your Eyes').

1940 Dr John, (Malcolm John Rebennack), US R&B pianist, guitarist, singer, singer, wrote 'I Walk On Guilded Splinters'

1948 Lonnie Jordan, War, (1973 US No.2 single 'The Cisco Kid', 1976 UK No.12 single 'Low Rider').

1950 Livingston Taylor, singer, songwriter, (brother of James Taylor), 1978 US No. 30 single 'I Will Be In Love With You').

1965 Bjork Gudmundsdottir, singer, actress, The Sugarcubes, (1992 UK No.17 single 'Hit'). Solo, (1995 UK No.4 single 'It's Oh So Quite' and 1993 album 'Debut').

1967 Margret Ornolfsdottir, keyboards, The Sugarcubes, (1992 UK No.17 single 'Hit').

1968 Alex James, Blur, (1995 UK No.1 single 'Country House', plus over 12 other UK Top 40 singles), Me Me Me, (1996 UK No.19 single 'Hanging Around').

1970 Francis Macdonald, drummer, Teenage Fanclub, (1992 UK No.31 single 'What You Do To Me') The Pastels.


Deaths
1995 Matthew Ashman, former Adam And The Ants and Bow Wow Wow guitarist died from complications caused by diabetes.

1995 Legendary manager of Led Zeppelin Peter Grant died from a heart attack. Known as being one of the shrewdest and most ruthless managers in rock history, Grant secured 90% of concert gate money and intimidated record store owners who dealt in bootlegs. The former wrestler, also worked as a film extra and bodyguard.


Events
1934 The musical "Anything Goes," by Cole Porter, opened.

1954 Rosemary Clooney was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'This Ole House.'

1955 RCA Records purchased Elvis Presley's recording contract from Sam Phillips at Sun Records for an unprecedented sum of $35,000.

1960 Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Stay', the shortest ever US No.1 single at one minute 37 seconds. A No.14 hit in the UK in 1961.

1960 The Beatles played at the Kaiserkeller Club in Hamburg, Germany without George Harrison. Harrison had been deported on this day for being underage (he was 17) and not legally allowed to remain in a nightclub after midnight.

1963 The Elvis Presley film "Fun in Acapulco" premiered.

1969 Tyrannosaurus Rex appeared at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England.

1970 The Partridge Family started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'I Think I Love You'. The song was featured in the first episode of the Partridge Family TV series, made by the same company that made The Monkees.

1970 Two months after his death Jimi Hendrix was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Voodoo Chile', the guitarists only UK No.1 single.

1971 Elton John kicked off a 13-date UK tour at The Coventry Theatre, promoting his new album 'Madman Across The Water.'

1974 Wilson Pickett was arrested in New York City for possession of a dangerous weapon after he pulled a gun during an argument.

1975 At the start of Elton John week in Los Angeles, the singer received a Star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame.

1975 Elton John received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

1976 Appearing at The Nashville, London, The Stranglers supported by Chelsea, (this was Billy Idol's last gig with Chelsea).

1978 Prince's second single "Just As Long As We're Together" was released.

1979 Dr Hook were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman.'

1980 Don Henley was arrested after paramedics treated a nude sixteen year-old girl suffering from drug intoxication at his home in Los Angeles, CA. Henley was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, cocaine and Quaaludes and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

1980 A one-hour documentary film, "Van Morrison in Ireland," was premiered at London's National Film Theater.

1981 Olivia Newton John started a ten week run at No.1 in the US singles chart with 'Physical', the singers fourth US No.1 went on to sell over 2 million copies, a No.7 hit in the UK.

1981 Queen and David Bowie were at No.1 in the UK with 'Under Pressure. They recorded the song together after a chance meeting when both acts were working in a German recording studio.

1982 Joni Mitchell and Larry Klein, her bass player, were married.

1983 In Los Angeles, movie theatres premiered Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video.

1987 Billy Idol knocked Tiffany from the No.1 single position on the US singles chart with his version of Tommy James ' Mony Mony'. Tiffany had been at No.1 with another Tommy James song ' I Think We're Alone Now.'

1987 T'Pau went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their debut LP 'Bridge Of Spies'

1988 Former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page set out on his first ever-solo tour at The Hummingbird, Birmingham, appearing with John Miles and the son of Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, Jason Bonham.

1988 "The Delicate Sound Of Thunder" by Pink Floyd was released.

1990 Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall are married.

1990 Madonna was sued by her next door neighbour for having a hedge, which blocked his view.

1991 Aerosmith made a guest appearance on an episode of the Fox TV show "The Simpsons" called "Flaming Moe's."

1992 Charles and Eddie were at No.1 in the UK singles chart with 'Would I Lie To You'.

1992 Cher went to No.1 on the UK album chart with her 'Greatest Hits.'

1992 Michael Bolton went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Timeless, (The Classics).

1993 The musical "Cinderella" closed after 14 performances.

1993 The musical "Cyrano - The Musical" opened.

1994 After a five-year wait, The Stone Roses released the single 'Love Spreads'. In true Roses fashion the group turn down an appearance on BBC 1's TV show Top Of The Pops to promote the single.

1995 2pac Shakur and Tha Dogg Pound gave out 2,000 turkeys in Los Angeles, CA.

1995 The "Beatles Anthology I" set a first-day sales record, selling 450,000 units.

1995 Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong was arrested and fined $141 for dropping his pants at a concert in Milwaukee, WI.

1997 Coolio and seven members of his band 40 Thevz were arrested and charged with theft and assault in a boutique in the town of Boblingen, Germany. The eight were charged with assaulting a female clerk in a clothing store and stealing clothing worth $2,000.

1999 Celine Dion went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'All The Way...A Decade Of Songs', her fourth UK No.1 album.

1999 The Wamdue Project went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'King Of The Castle'. First released in 1998 when it made No.121 on the chart selling just 350 copies in the first week of release.

2000 Jonathan Shalit the former manager of singing prodigy Charlotte Church went to court claiming he was owed Ł5m of the singers Ł10m estate. Shalit who discovered the teenage soprano had been sacked as her manager.

2001 UK pop mogul Jonathan King was jailed for seven years for *** attacks on five boys. King was found guilty of six offences of indecent assault, buggery and attempted buggery against five youth's aged 14 and 16 between 1983 and 1989.

2003 An acoustic guitar on which the late Beatle George Harrison learned to play fetched ŁL276,000 at a London auction. His father originally bought the Egmond guitar for Harrison for Ł3.50. Another item auctioned was a signed invitation to the post-premiere celebrations for The Beatles Hard Days Night film, which went for Ł17,250.

2003 Record producer Phil Spector appeared before a California court and was formally charged with murder. B-movie actress Lana Clarkson had been found at his mansion in February of this year with a fatal gunshot wound to her face. Spector pleaded not guilty to her murder during a brief hearing in Alhambra, near Los Angeles and was released on $1m bail.

2003 In Santa Barbara, CA, Michael Jackson was booked on suspicion of child molestation. Jackson immediately posted the $3 million bail and then flew back to Las Vegas where he had been filming a video. He was given an arraignment date of January 9, 2004.

2004 Eminem was at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Encore', his third US No.1 album. Girls Aloud started a two week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of the Pretenders 'I'll Stand By You.'

2004 UK TV's The South Bank Show aired a one hour profile on The Darkness.

2007 The Red Hot Chili Peppers were suing a US network over the name of its TV show, Californication saying the title was "immediately associated in the mind of the consumer" with its 1999 album and single release. The band filed a lawsuit against Showtime Network - the makers of the TV show, which featured David Duchovny as a writer going through a mid-life crisis. "For some TV show to come along and steal our identity is not right," said the band's singer, Anthony Kiedis. He described Californication as "the signature CD, video and song of the band's career".
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