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2019.- Dave Bartholomew, who co-wrote many of Fats Domino’s hits, dies at age 100.
2016.- Alanis Morissette and husband Mario “Souleye” Treadway welcome their second child, a daughter named Onyx Solace.
2013Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland dies of an undisclosed illness at age 83.
2006 Kevin Richardson of Backstreet Boys leaves the group to pursue other interests.
2004 St. Andrews University in Scotland presents Bob Dylan with an honorary doctorate in Music.
2003Diana Ross pleads not guilty to drunk driving charges in Tucson after being discovered with a 0.2 BAC, claiming that the arresting officer threatened her with injury if she didn’t take the breath test.
2000Michael Jackson is sued by a German promoter for $21 million after the singer cancels two once-in-a-lifetime millennial New Year’s concerts.
1990 Actor Gary Busey, best-known for his lead role in the controversial 1978 biopic The Buddy Holly Story, purchases one of Buddy’s guitars, complete with tooled leather case made by the rocker, in auction for approximately $240,000.
1984.- Duffy (Amie Ann Duffy) is born in Gwynedd, Wales. Her 2008 album, Rockferry, is a worldwide smash, but her 2010 follow-up, Endlessly, is a disappointment, and she retreats from the public eye.
1980The Rolling Stones release Emotional Rescue.
1979Supertramp’s LP Breakfast In America hits #1.
1977Jason Mraz is born in Mechanicsville, Virginia.
1976Paul McCartney wraps up the Wings Over America tour at the Forum in Los Angeles, marking the last time the ex-Beatle would tour until 1989.
1975 At a stop in Vancouver on his Welcome To My Nightmare tour, Alice Cooper falls from the stage and breaks six ribs.
1975Jefferson Starship release Red Octopus.
1973.- B.W. Stevenson records “My Maria.”
1973George Harrison’s album Living In The Material World hits #1 in America.
1972Smokey Robinson appears onstage for the last time with his group The Miracles in Washington, DC.
1970Chubby Checker and three passengers are arrested in Niagara Falls after police discover marijuana and other unidentified capsules in the rocker’s car. The charges are later dropped, however.
1970Ringo Starr records Beaucoups Of Blues.
1970Elvis Presley releases On Stage: February 1970.
1968Elvis Presley records “If I Can Dream” and “Memories.”
1967 John Entwistle of The Who marries his first wife, childhood sweetheart Alison Wise.
1967 Aretha Franklin records “Chain Of Fools.”
1967 The Beatles record “All You Need Is Love.”
1967 Arthur Conley’s “Sweet Soul Music” is certified gold.
1965 Smokey Robinson and the Miracles release “The Tracks Of My Tears.”
1965The Kinks play a show in Springfield, Illinois, that they later learn was organized by John Wayne Gacy, who would become a notorious serial killer.
1962 Steve Shelley (drummer for Sonic Youth) is born in Midland, Michigan.
1960 20-year-old Paul Anka opens at New York’s Copacabana nightclub, the youngest act ever to do so at the time.
1960.- Dean Martin and Judy Holliday sing “Just In Time” in the romantic comedy Bells Are Ringing, an adaptation of the hit Broadway musical.
1959 Eddie Cochran records “Somethin’ Else.”
1951Nat King Cole’s “Too Young” hits #1.
1950 Gary and Bing Crosby record “Play A Simple Melody,” 36 years after its debut in the Irving Berlin musical Watch Your Step.
1944 Rosetta Hightower (lead singer of The Orlons) is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1941 Robert Hunter (Grateful Dead lyricist) is born Robert Burns in Oceano, California.
1940 Disco-funk saxophonist Jimmy Castor, known for the 1972 hit “Troglodyte (Cave Man),” is born in Manhattan, New York.
1940 Stu Sutcliffe (original bassist for The Beatles) is born in Edinburgh, Scotland.
1940 British teen idol Adam Faith is born Terence Nelhams-Wright in Acton, London, England. Known for UK chart-toppers “What Do You Want” (1959) and “Poor Me” (1960).
1937 Niki Sullivan (original guitarist for Buddy Holly’s Crickets) is born in South Gate, California.
1929 June Carter Cash (of The Carter Family) is born Valerie June Carter in Maces Spring, Virginia, to Maybelle and Ezra Carter.
1907 Eddie Pola, co-writer of the Christmas classic “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” is born in New York City.