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1937 Bob Bogle, guitar, The Ventures, (1960 UK No.4 single 'Perfidia', 1960 US No.2 'Walk Don't Run').

1942 Raymond Philips, The Nashville Teens, (1964 UK No.6 & US No.16 single 'Tobacco Road').

1942 William Francis, keyboards, vocals, Dr Hook, (1972 UK No.2 & US No.5 single 'Sylvia's Mother').

1942 Barbara Lynn, US singer, (1962 US No.8 single 'You'll Lose A Good Thing').

1946 Ronnie Milsap, blind US singer, (1981 US No.5 single 'There's No Gettin' Over Me').

1959 Helen Folasade Adu (Sade), singer, 1984 UK No.6 single 'Your Love Is King', 1985 US No.5 single 'Smooth Operator'.

1962 Paul Webb, bass, Talk Talk, (1986 UK No.16 single 'Life's What You Make It').

1965 Maxine Jones, singer, En Vogue, (1992 US No.2 & UK No.4 single 'My Lovin').

1970 Brendan O'Hare, Teenage Fanclub, (1992 UK No. 31 single 'What You Do To Me').

1976 Stuart Fletcher, The Seahorses, (1997 UK No.3 single 'Love Is The Law').

1979 Aaliyah, US singer, actress, killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas 25/8/01. (2000, US No.1 single 'Try Again', 2002 UK No.1 single 'More Than A Woman').

1981 Nick Valensi, guitar, The Strokes, (2001 UK No. 14 single, 'Last Nite' 2001 UK No.2 album 'Is This It').

1982 Samuel Dylan Murray Preston, lead singer of The Ordinary Boys.

2000 Coasters singer Will Jones died aged 71. (1958 US No.1 single 'Yakety Yak', 1959 US No.2 and UK No.6 single 'Charlie Brown').

2007 James 'Pookie' Hudson the lead singer of the 50's doo-wop groups the Spaniels died. Their 1954 hit 'Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight' was featured in such films as Three Men and a Baby, Diner and American Graffiti.

1932 Duke Ellington and his Orchestra recorded "It Don't Mean a Thing."

1938 Benny Goodman and his band, plus a quartet, played at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

1943 Ernest Tubb made his debut appearance at "The Grand Ole Opry" in Nashville, TN.

1956 Tennessee Ernie Ford was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Sixteen Tons'.

1957 The Cavern Club opened in Liverpool. It became the home of many Liverpool bands including The Beatles who appeared at the club 292 times.

1957 Little Richard recorded "Lucille."

1957 The Cavern Club opened for business in Liverpool, England. The rock club was where the Beatles began.

1964 The Dave Clark Five were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Glad All Over', the group's only UK No.1.

1964 The Beatles played two shows at the Olympia Theatre, Paris, France, the first of an 18-night engagement. This first show was attended mostly by Paris' "top society" members (all dressed in formal evening attire). The French press had little good to say about The Beatles in the next day's papers, but The Beatles didn't care, because they'd just received news that their single 'I Want to Hold Your Hand' had hit No.1 in the US, selling 10,000 copies an hour in New York City alone.

1965 The Beatles played the last of a 16 night run billed as 'Another Beatles' Christmas Show' that had started on Jan 1st at The Hammersmith Odeon, London.

1965 The first Guess Who album, "Shakin' All Over," was released.

1969 Marmalade were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of The Beatles song 'Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da'.

1970 John Lennon's London Art Gallery exhibit of erotic lithographs, 'Bag One' was closed by Scotland Yard.

1970 John Lennon's London Art gallery exhibit of erotic lithographs, Bag One, was closed by Scotland Yard and eight prints were confiscated as evidence of pornography.

1973 Bruce Springsteen appeared at Villanova University appearing to an audience of 25 people.

1974 The New Seekers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their second and final UK No.1 single 'You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me'.

1976 The TV show "Donny & Marie" premiered on ABC-TV.

1976 The album, "Frampton Comes Alive", was released by Herb Alpert's A&M Records.

1977 Actor and singer David Soul was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Don't Give Up On Us', his first of two No.1 UK singles.

1978 *** Pistol, Sid Vicious fell through a glass door at a San Francisco hotel, took a drug overdose and was rushed to hospital.

1979 Cher and Greg Allman were divorced.

1980 Paul McCartney was jailed in Tokyo for possession of a half pound of marijuana. He spent ten days behind bars before being kicked-out of the country by Japanese authorities. The remainder of his tour was canceled.

1980 Paul McCartney was jailed for nine days in Tokyo for marijuana possession after being found with 219g on his arrival at Narita Airport in Japan.

1982 Bucks Fizz were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their second No.1 'Land Of Make Believe'.

1984 Paul and Linda McCartney were arrested in Barbados for drug possession and were each fined $200 (L117).

1985 David Bowie's schizophrenic half-brother Terry Burnes killed himself after laying down on the railway lines at Coulsdon South station, London. He was killed instantly by a passing train. He was 47.

1987 TV presenter Jools Holland was suspended from Channel 4's UK music show The Tube for 6 weeks, after using the phrase 'groovy fuckers' during a live trailer broadcast in children's hour.

1987 The Beastie Boys became the first act censored on "American Bandstand."

1988 24 years after The Beatles first topped the chart, George Harrison went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Got My Mind Set On You'.

1988 Former Go-Go's singer Belinda Carlisle scored her first UK No.1 single with 'Heaven Is A Place On Earth.'

1988 George Michael went to No.1 on the US album charts with his debut solo album 'Faith'. It went on to sell over 8 million copies.

1988 Tina Turner gave herself a place in the record books when she performed in front of 182,000 people in Rio De Janeiro. The largest audience ever for a single artist.

1988 Wet Wet Wet went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their debut LP 'Popped In 'Souled Out'.

1989 Bryan Ferry played the first of three nights at London's Wembley Arena.

1990 Ike Turner was convicted of driving under the influence of cocaine and being under the influence of cocaine and sentenced to a four year prison sentence in California.

1992 Eric Clapton recorded his unplugged session for MTV.

1994 The Diana Ross TV movie "Out of Darkness" aired on CBS-TV.

1996 Wayne Newton performed his 25,000th Las Vegas show.

1996 Jamaican authorities fired upon on Jimmy Buffett's seaplane, after mistaking it for a drug trafficker's plane. U2 singer Bono was with Buffett, but neither was hurt.

1998 The Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, cancelled the premiere of Nick Broomfield's documentary "Kurt and Courtney" due to unresolved legal issues.

1999 Brandy started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the Diane Warren song 'Have You Ever' a No.13 hit in the UK.

2000 It was reported that Mick Jagger had lost the chance of a knighthood because of his errant ways. British Prime Minister Tony Blair had second thoughts about the message it would give about family values.

2000 The Manic Street Preachers went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'The Masses Against The Classes', the bands second UK No.1 single.

2000 Jay-Z was at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Vol 3. Life and Times of S. Carter.'

2003 Steve Strange former front man of 1980's band Visage told a London court he was robbed of a bracelet given to him by Kylie Minogue after being beaten over the head in central London. A man had been arrested for the attack.

2003 Tori Amos played the first of two nights at the Hammersmith Carling Apollo in London.

2004 Michael Jackson appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to seven charges of child molestation. The singer who arrived 21 minutes late was told off by the Santa Barbara judge saying 'Mr Jackson, you have started out on the wrong foot here, it is an insult to the court.'

2005 Elvis Presley's single 'One Night' made chart history by becoming the 1,000th UK number one. Elvis, who led last week's chart with 'Jailhouse Rock', had now scored more number one UK hits than any other artist with 20 number 1's, beating The Beatles' 17 chart toppers.

2005 The Killers started a two week run at No.1 on the UK charts with their debut album 'Hot Fuss.' The Las Vegas band also entered the UK singles chart at No.3 with 'Somebody Told Me'. Green Day were at No.1 on the US album chart with 'American Idiot.'

2007 Bob Dylan and his brother bought Aultmore House a mansion in the Scottish Cairngorms National Park, near Nethybridge, Inverness-shire.

2008 Radiohead were forced to abandon an intimate gig at Rough Trade East records in London after police raised safety fears. The band moved the gig to a nearby club after over 1,500 fans turned up after the event was announced in the morning promising tickets to the first 200 fans.
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