18 June, 2020 Grupo Stereo Siete
2018.- The 20-year-old rapper XXXTentacion (Jahseh Onfroy) is shot and killed while leaving a car dealership in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
2014.- Johnny Mann – of The Johnny Mann Singers who recorded with Johnny Burnette, The Crickets, and Eddie Cochran – dies of heart failure at age 85.
2012 At a Radiohead concert in a park in Toronto, metal rigging over a stage collapses one hour before show time. Various technicians were setting up the stage equipment when the incident occurred, injuring some and killing one drum technician, Scott Johnson, who was pinned under the rubble.
2011Amy Winehouse, fresh out of rehab, shows up an hour late for a concert in Belgrade, Serbia, stumbles around on stage and can barely sing.
2011.- Leslie West of Mountain has his right leg amputated below the knee at a Biloxi, Mississippi, hospital the day after performing at the Hard Rock Cafe in the city. West later says, “when I play ‘Mississippi Queen’ now, I think about Jesus Christ.”
2009 Hindustani classical musician Ali Akbar Khan dies at age 87 from renal failure.
2007 Doo-wop singer Hank Medress (of The Tokens) dies of lung cancer at age 68.
2002Billy Joel checks into an alcohol rehabilitation center in Connecticut for a ten-day stay.
1995 Louise Dean (singer for Shiva) dies in a hit-and-run accident at age 24. Shiva’s single “Freedom” peaks at #18 on the UK charts shortly after.
1993 Lollapalooza 1993 kicks off at Thunderbird Stadium, in Vancouver, BC. The main stage acts include the headliner, Primus, as well as Alice in Chains, Dinosaur Jr., Fishbone, Arrested Development, Front 242, Babes in Toyland (first half), Tool (second half), and Rage Against the Machine.
1992 Peter Allen, best remembered for his 1972 hit, “I Still Call Australia Home,” which soon made its way into commercials for Qantas Airlines, dies at his home in Sydney, struck down with an AIDS-related throat cancer. He was 48 years old.
1988 Josh Dun (drummer for Twenty One Pilots) is born in Columbus, Ohio.
1987Bruce Springsteen separates from his wife, actress Julianne Phillips.
1976ABBA perform for Sweden’s king on the eve of his wedding.
1976Electric Light Orchestra’s Olé ELO is certified Gold.
1976.- Blake Shelton is born in Ada, Oklahoma.
1975 Rapper Silkk The Shocker, brother of Master P, is born Vyshonne King Miller in New Orleans, Louisiana.
1974Rare Earth’s drummer Peter Hoorelbeke is arrested after tossing his drumsticks into a concert crowd.
1971 Nathan Morris (of Boyz II Men) is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1966The Beach Boys release “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” with “God Only Knows” on the flip side.
1963 Darren “Dizzy” Reed (keyboardist of Guns N’ Roses) is born in Hinsdale, Illinois.
1961Alison Moyet is born Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet in Billericay, Essex, England.
1944 Pop singer Sandy Posey, known for the 1966 hit “Single Girl,” is born in Jasper, Alabama.
1942Paul McCartney is born James Paul McCartney in Allerton, Liverpool, England.
1942 Carl Radle (bass player for Derek and the Dominos) is born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.