1956, Born on this day, John Lydon, (Johnny Rotten,) singer, Sex Pistols, (1977 UK No.2 single ‘God Save The Queen’ and 1977 UK No.1 album ‘Never Mind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols’). Public Image Ltd, (1983 UK No.5 single ‘This Is Not A Love Song’).
1956 – Johnny Rotten (John Lydon) of the Sex Pistols is born. The group plays a large role in making punk rock popular in the 1970s.
1956 – Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on national TV. He’s a guest on Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey’s Stage Show. It’s the first of four weekly slots for the rising star, who earns $1250 per appearance. He performs “Shake Rattle and Roll,” “Flip, Flop and Fly” and “I Got a Woman,” leaving comedian and […]
1956 – Born on this day, Rob Brill, drums, Berlin, (1986 UK & US No.1 single ‘Take My Breath Away’).
1956 – British pop star Paul Young is born in Bedfordshire, England. His biggest hit is “Everytime You Go Away” in 1985. The No. 1 song is written by Daryl Hall.
1956 – Born on this day, Bob Bradbury, Hello, (1974 UK No.6 single ‘Tell Him’).