10 July, 2019 Grupo Stereo Siete
2016.- Country singer Craig Morgan mourns the death of his son Jerry Greer after the 19-year-old’s body is discovered the day after he goes missing while tubing on the Tennessee River. Jerry is one of four sons born to Morgan and his wife, Karen.
2014.- Tommy Ramone (drummer for Ramones) dies of bile duct cancer at age 65.
2013 Charles Pope (of The Tams) dies of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at age 76 in Jonesboro, Georgia.
2012 Florence Welch, lead woman for Florence + the Machine, faces ill health and a failing voice, causing the group to cancel two European concerts. She’s forced to cancel on doctor’s orders to avoid permanent damage to her famous contralto voice.
2011Jewel and her rodeo star husband Ty Murray welcome their first child: Kase Townes Murray.
2011 Rob Grill of The Grass Roots dies at 67.
2008Barenaked Ladies’ co-lead singer Steven Page is busted for cocaine possession while visiting his girlfriend’s apartment in Fayetteville, New York. The charges will eventually be dropped, but the incident is a point of contention with his clean-cut bandmates and leads to his departure the following year.
2007 Rod Lauren jumps to his death from a Tracy, California hotel room. The actor-turned-singer was accused of murdering his wife, Filipino actress Nida Blanca, six years earlier but successfully fought extradition to face a murder trial in the Philippines, where the crime took place.
2005Robin Thicke ties the knot with high-school sweetheart and Precious star Paula Patton. Their first son is born Julian Fuego Thicke on April 6, 2010, just shy of their fifth wedding anniversary.
2004 In an attempt to recapture Elvis’ record of most UK #1 hits, his first single, 1954’s That’s Alright, is rereleased on its 50th anniversary.
2002 Blues singer Rosco Gordon dies at 74.
2002 Over 200 people attend the funeral for Who bassist John Entwistle in St. Edward’s Church in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, England. Entwistle was found dead in his Las Vegas hotel room on June 27th.
2000Metallica’s battle against the peer-to-peer file sharing company Napster reaches the Senate Judiciary Committee, where the band’s drummer Lars Ulrich testifies, claiming copyright infringement.
1999 Singer Helen Forrest dies of heart failure at 82.
1996 Louis Gottlieb of The Limeliters dies at age 72.
1995.- George Michael signs a two-album deal split among two labels: Virgin in the UK and Dreamworks SKG in America. As part of the deal, Sony Records is paid $40 million to release Michael from his contract; after releasing his 1990 album Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1, he refused to record for the label and filed a lawsuit seeking release from his contract, which he lost.
1995 Richard Ashcroft of The Verve marries Kate Radley of Spiritualized. They keep it quiet for two years, as Radley’s bandmate, Jason Pierce, is also her ex-boyfriend.
1994 At the Kansas City stop of Lollapalooza, where The Verve are the only British act on the bill, their frontman Richard Ashcroft collapses into convulsions and taken away in an ambulance after getting drunk with members of The Breeders and The Bad Seeds. That night, Verve drummer Pete Salisbury is arrested for destroying his hotel room. Says Ashcroft, “America nearly killed us.”
1991 Longtime songwriting team Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager are divorced.
1989 Roger Christian, who wrote lyrics to the Beach Boys songs “Little Deuce Coupe” and “Don’t Worry Baby,” dies at 57.
1981 Hubert Johnson of The Contours commits suicide at age 40.
1976Andy Gibb marries his girlfriend Kim Reeder in Australia.
1976Frank Sinatra marries for the fourth time, this time to Barbara Marx, former wife of the Marx Brothers’ Zeppo Marx.
1975 Rapper Lil’ Kim is born Kimberly Denise Jones in New York City.
1971 The first stage performance of Jesus Christ, Superstar takes place in Pittsburgh.
1970 The Who release their cover of “Summertime Blues.”
1970 The soundtrack to the film Woodstock hits #1 in America.
1970 Three Dog Night’s “Mama Told Me Not To Come” hits #1 in America.
1969 The Rolling Stones release “Honky Tonk Women.”
1966Elvis Presley begins filming his 24th motion picture, Double Trouble.
1965.- Scott Shriner (bassist for Weezer) is born in Toledo, Ohio.
1962 The Telstar satellite, the first active communications satellite, is launched by AT&T, inspiring the Tornadoes’ instrumental hit of the same name later that year.
1962 The Marvelettes release “Beechwood 4-5789.”
1960 The Hollywood Argyles’ “Alley Oop” hits #1 in America.
1959 Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi)
1957Bauhaus lead singer Peter Murphy is born near Northampton, England.
1955 Elvis Presley records “I Forgot To Remember To Forget,” “Mystery Train,” “Trying To Get To You”
1954 Benny DiFranco (The DeFranco Family)
1953 Peter Brown
1951 On WJW in Cleveland, Alan Freed broadcasts his first “Moondog House Rock and Roll Party,” marking the first radio show with the phrase “Rock and Roll” and giving Freed a claim on the origin of the term. More importantly, Freed plays R&B music, which introducing the sound to a new (and mostly white) audience.
1950 Bonnie Pointer (The Pointer Sisters)
1950 Film producer/record executive B.G. “Buddy” DeSylva dies in Los Angeles at age 55. He also co-wrote the Al Jolson hit “April Showers,” among many others.
1947 Jeff Hanna (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
1946Dean Martin begins his recording career mere weeks before teaming up with nightclub comic Jerry Lewis.
1945.- Myra Brown (Jerry Lee Lewis’ child bride)
1944 Bobby G. Rice
1942Frank Sinatra with Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra records “There Are Such Things.”
1937 George Gershwin
1931 Tab Hunter
1930 Thurston Harris