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2018.- BTS becomes the first K-pop band to top the US Albums chart when Love Yourself: Tear debuts at #1.
2015Barenaked Ladies release their 11th studio album, Silverball.
2013Taylor Swift poses for photos with KYGO radio DJ David Mueller before her concert in Denver. She later accuses him of putting his hand up her dress, and Mueller is fired. In 2015, he sues her, but Swift countersues and wins a sexual assault case against him. “He grabbed my bare ass,” she says in her testimony.
2011 Jazz pianist/composer Ray Bryant (of The Ray Bryant Combo) dies at age 79.
2008Bo Diddley dies of heart failure at age 79.
2006 Vince Welnick (keyboardist for The Tubes, Grateful Dead) commits suicide at age 55 after a long battle with depression.
Rocker Trades Songs For Donations To Congressional Campaign
2006Jackson Browne, Dar Williams and Pete Seeger play a hayloft in Garrison, New York, to kickstart Orleans founder John Hall’s congressional campaign.More
2003 A painting of Kylie Minogue wearing gold hot pants causes tempers to fray among drivers in Brighton. Artist Simon Etheridge put up the almost life-size picture in his own Art Asylum gallery as part of a Festival and since then motorists have caused regular traffic hold-ups as they stopped to take a second look.
2002 Rockabilly singer-songwriter Boyd Bennett (of the Rockets), known for the ’50s hits “Seventeen” and “My Boy, Flat Top,” dies of a lung ailment at age 77.
2002S Club 7 member Hannah Spearitt announces she is quitting the group two months after her boyfriend and band member Paul Cattermole had left the group.
2002Pop Idol winner Will Young’s version of The Doors’ 1967 classic “Light My Fire” hits #1 on the UK singles chart.
2000 Western swing bandleader Adolph Hofner dies less than a week before his 84th birthday.
1999 Junior Braithwaite (of Bob Marley’s Wailers) is gunned down in front of a fellow musician’s home in Kingston, Jamaica. Junior, age 47, is the third Wailer to be murdered, following Peter Tosh and Carlton Barrett’s 1987 deaths.
1998Lynyrd Skynyrd releases their fourth live album, Lyve from Steel Town.
1997 Jazz trumpeter Adolphus “Doc” Cheatham dies at age 91.
1995.- Stone Roses guitarist John Squire smashes his collarbone in a cycling accident, causing the band to pull out of major gigs.
1993Jamiroquai kick off a 13-date UK tour at Royal Holloway College in Egham.
1993Aerosmith appear at the Landon Arena in Kansas, the first night on their 169-date Get A Grip world tour.
1992 Freedom Williams quits C and C Music Factory and files a $10 million fraud and breach of contract suit in New York against the group.
1990Soul II Soul’s Vol. II (A New Decade) starts a 3-week run at #1 on the UK album chart.
1987 Spanish classical guitarist Andres Segovia dies at age 94.
1986 Blues singer ZZ Ward is born Zsuzsanna Ward outside of Philadelphia.
1984Aerosmith play at the Capitol Theater in Concord, New Hampshire, the first night on their 59-date North American Back In The Saddle Tour.
1984 Wham!’s “Wake Me Up Before You Go Go” hits #1 on the UK singles chart.
It’s Safe To Dance
1983 The 12-inch remix of “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats goes to #1 on the Billboard Dance chart. MTV begins playing the huzzah-worthy video, and the song soon rises up the Hot 100.
1981Prince makes his live British debut at The Lyceum Ballroom in London. He does not play the UK again for five years.
1980 Fabrizio Moretti (drummer for The Strokes) is born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1979 Donna Summer’s “Hot Stuff” goes to #1 in the US, where it stays for three weeks.
1976 Tim Rice-Oxley (keyboardist for Keane) is born in Oxford, England.
1973Electric Light Orchestra begin their first US tour, a 40-date trek kicking off in San Diego.
1973.- The Wings album Red Rose Speedway hits the top of the albums chart in the US and “My Love” starts a four-week run as the #1 single on the Hot 100.
1972Pink Floyd release their seventh album, Obscured By Clouds, in the UK. It is released in America on June 17.
1972 Former teen idol Dion performs in a reunion concert with The Belmonts at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
1970 B-Real (lead rapper of Cypress Hill) is born Louis Freese in Los Angeles, California.
1970 Dominic Greensmith (original drummer for Reef) is born in England.
1969 Jazz bassist Albert Stinson dies from a drug overdose at 24.
1966The Who kick off a 10-date European tour at the Grona Lund in Stockholm, Sweden.
1965 Jeremy Cunningham (bass guitarist for The Levellers) is born in Cuckfield, Sussex, England.
1964 The day after arriving in America for their first US tour, The Rolling Stones appear on American TV for the first time when they are interviewed on The Les Crane Show. When Crane asks if they are excited to be making their first US TV appearance, Keith Richards sarcastically replies, “Yeah, it knocks me out.”
1962 Thor Eldon Jonsson (guitarist for The Sugarcubes) is born in Iceland.
1962 Ray Charles’ “I Can’t Stop Loving You” hits #1 for the first of five weeks.
1960 Tony Hadley (lead singer of Spandau Ballet) is born in Islington, London, England.
1960Bobby Darin plays the Copacabana in New York for the first time.
1958 Alan Freed, who popularized R&B music by playing it for a white audience, moves from WINS in New York to WABC. Freed put on a lot of concerts featuring the artists he played, and WINS had suspended him over a show in Boston where a riot broke out.
1958Barry Sadler joins the US Air Force (he’s later a Green Beret in the US Army).
1957.- Johnnie Ray’s “Yes Tonight Josephine” hits #1 on the UK singles chart.
1955 Michael Steele (bass guitarist for The Bangles) is born Susan Nancy Thomas in Pasadena, California. She is an early member of The Runaways, an all-girl punk rock group.
1952 Pete Farndon (bassist for The Pretenders) is born in Hereford, England.
1951 Steve Brookins (drummer for .38 Special from 1974-1987) is born.
1945 Soul singer Chubby Tavares (of Tavares) is born Antone Lee Tavares in Providence, Rhode Island.
1945 The Les Brown Orchestra with Doris Day goes to #1 in America with “Sentimental Journey.”
1941The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts is born Charles Robert Watts in London.
1941 R&B singer William Guest (of Gladys Knight & The Pips) is born in Atlanta, Georgia.
1937 Jimmy Jones, known for the 1960 rock and roll hit “Handy Man,” is born in Birmingham, Alabama.
1936 Doo wop singer Otis Williams (of The Charms), not to be confused with The Temptations member of the same name, is born in Cincinnati, Ohio.
1932 R&B singer Sammy Turner, known for the 1959 hit “Lavender-Blue,” is born Samuel Black in Paterson, New Jersey.
1857 Composer Edward Elgar is born in Worcester, England.