1871 – Queen Victoria opened the Royal Albert Hall, London.
1871 – Queen Victoria opened the Royal Albert Hall, London.
1902 – Born on this day, Ed Sullivan, TV host, The Ed Sullivan Singers and Orchestra. Introduced The Beatles and other UK acts to America via his Ed Sullivan TV show. The Beatles appearance on February 9th 1964 is considered a milestone in American pop culture; the broadcast drew an estimated 73 million viewers. Sullivan […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1917 – John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was an influential American post-war blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter born in Coahoma County near Clarksdale, Mississippi. From a musical family, he was a cousin of Earl Hooker. John was also influenced by his stepfather, a local blues guitarist, who learned in Shreveport, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1919 – Born on this day, Max Yasgur, owner of the Woodstock farm where the 1969 festival was held. Yasgur died of a heart attack on 8th February 1973 aged 53.
1934 – Born on This Day In Rock, Earl King, New Orleans Blues guitarist. At age 69 King died on April 17th 2003. He wrote “Come On, (Let The Good Times Roll”). Earl King was more than just a musician. A renaissance man, during his nearly five decade career, he wore many hats: guitarist, vocalist, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1935 – Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Miss., one of a pair of twins. His brother Jessie is stillborn. Chart Toppers ranks him as the top pop recording artist of all time with 17 No. 1 songs. The 1956 two-sided hit “Don’t Be Cruel/Hound Dog” stays at No. 1 for 11 weeks, a record […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1939 – A young Frank Sinatra records for the first time with Harry James’ band, cutting “Melancholy Mood” and “From the Bottom of My Heart.”
1942 – Moody Blues keyboardist and singer Mike Pinder is born in Birmingham. The Moody Blues – Something new from Pinder Michael Thomas “Mike” Pinder (born 27 December 1941) is an English rock musician who established his reputation with the Moody Blues during the height of their success in the 1960s and 1970s. He is […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1943 – Janis Joplin is born in Port Arthur, Texas. Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter, and music arranger, from Port Arthur, Texas. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Mick JaggerAKA Michael Philip Jagger
Birthplace: Dartford, Kent, England
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Executive summary: Lead singer of the Rolling Stones
Father: Joe Jagger (school teacher, b. 1912, d. 11-Nov-2006 pneumonia)
Mother: Eva Jagger (b. 1913, d. 18-May-2000)
Brother: Chris Jagger (lead singer of Atcha, b. 5-Aug-1949)
Wife: Bianca Jagger (m. 12-May-1971, div. 1979, one daughter)
Wife: Jerry Hall (dated 1976-90, m. 21-Nov-1990, annulled 13-Aug-1999, two daughters, two sons)
Girlfriend: Chrissie Shrimpton (model, dated 1963-66)
Girlfriend: Marianne Faithfull (dated 1964-70)
Girlfriend: Marsha Hunt (actress, dated 1969-70, one daughter)
Girlfriend: Carla Bruni (model, dated 1992)
Girlfriend: Jana Rajlich (model, dated 1996)
Girlfriend: Luciana Gimenez Morad (model, dated 1998-99, one son)
Girlfriend: Vanessa Neuman (South American heiress, dated 1999)
Girlfriend: Sophie Dahl (model, granddaughter of Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal, dated early 2000s)
Girlfriend: Luann Bambrough (“L’Wren Scott”, model, dated 2004-)
Slept with: David Bowie (rock’n'roller)
Slept with: Bebe Buell (model)
Slept with: Janice Dickinson (model)
Slept with: Mackenzie Phillips (actress)
Daughter: Karis Jagger (backstage film worker, b. 4-Nov-1970 with Marsha Hunt)
Daughter: Jade Jagger (jewelry designer, b. 21-Oct-1971 with Bianca Jagger)
Daughter: Elizabeth Scarlett Jagger (model, b. 2-Mar-1984 with Jerry Hall)
Son: James Leroy Augustin Jagger (model, b. 1986 with Jerry Hall)
Daughter: Georgia May Ayeesha Jagger (b. 1993 with Jerry Hall)
Son: Gabriel Luke Beauregard Jagger (b. 1997 with Jerry Hall)
Son: Lucas Morad-Jagger (b. 1999 with Luciana Gimenez Morad)
University: London School of Economics
The Rolling Stones Lead singer
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Knight of the British Empire 2002
Public Urination 18-Mar-1965
Drug Possession: Amphetamine West Wittering, Sussex, England 12-Feb-1967, conviction reversed on appeal
Drug Possession: Marijuana London, England 28-May-1969
Drug Possession: Marijuana 18-Jul-1972
Assault Rhode Island 18-Jul-1972
Risk Factors: Marijuana
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Shine a Light (7-Feb-2008) Himself
Mayor of the Sunset Strip (17-Jun-2003) Himself
America: A Tribute to Heroes (21-Sep-2001) Himself
The Man from Elysian Fields (13-Sep-2001)
Moonwalker (16-Dec-1988) Himself
Live Aid (13-Jul-1985) Himself
Let’s Spend the Night Together (11-Feb-1983) Himself
Burden of Dreams (30-May-1982)
Jimi Hendrix (10-Oct-1973) Himself
Gimme Shelter (06-Dec-1970) Himself
Ned Kelly (07-Oct-1970)
Sympathy for the Devil (30-Nov-1968) Himself
1944 – Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys is born in Hawthorne, Calif. Dennis Carl Wilson (December 4, 1944 – December 28, 1983) was an American rock and roll musician best known as a founding member and the drummer of The Beach Boys. He was a member of the group from its formation until his […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1945 – Ten year old Elvis Presley makes his first public appearance in a talent show at the Mississippi-Alabama Dairy Show singing “Old Shep”. He won 2nd place and 5 dollars.
1942 – Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, Englan… — 1942 – Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, England. The Beatles have 20 No. 1 songs, more than any other recording act, and McCartney by himself or in duets has [...]
2006 – Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads al… — 2006 – Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring [...]
2004 – Ray Charles’ funeral is held at the First AME… — 2004 – Ray Charles’ funeral is held at the First AME Church in Los Angeles. Among the performers at the service are Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson, and B.B. King. Also [...]
2003 – Pop Idol creator Simon Fuller became the first British music manager since The Beatles — 2003 – Pop Idol creator Simon Fuller became the first British music manager since The Beatles’ Brian Epstein to hold the top three positions in the US singles chart. Fuller, [...]
2002 – U2 lost a bid to prevent the demolition of Hanover Quay studio in Dublin. Over — 2002 – U2 lost a bid to prevent the demolition of Hanover Quay studio in Dublin. Over 8,000 fans signed an online petition to preserve the studio, where the group recorded [...]
2002 – Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is … — 2002 – Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in the midst of the Vans Warped Tour. Wick suffers whiplash and bruising in addition to a [...]
1998 – The Walt Disney Co. becomes an even bigger … — 1998 – The Walt Disney Co. becomes an even bigger player on the Internet with the purchase of a 43% stake in Web search engine company Infoseek Corp. Disney Plans [...]
1998 – Teen Idol, David Cassidy sells a two-CD set… — 1998 – Teen Idol, David Cassidy sells a two-CD set exclusively on cable TV shopping network QVC at 2 p.m. ET. The set, on Slamajama Records, includes his latest album, [...]
1998 – Heart featuring Ann Wilson embarks on a U.S… — 1998 – Heart featuring Ann Wilson embarks on a U.S. in Chicago. Other tour stops include Detroit and Los Angeles.
1997 – Country Music Association entertainers of t… — 1997 – Country Music Association entertainers of the year Brooks & Dunn play a special show for their fan club at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. In keeping with tradition, both Brooks [...]
1997 – during a North American tour U2 played the first of two nights at Oakland — 1997 – during a North American tour U2 played the first of two nights at Oakland Coliseum, San Francisco supported by Oasis.
1996 – Beck’s fourth full-length album, “Odelay,” … — 1996 – Beck’s fourth full-length album, “Odelay,” is released.
1994 – The Beastie Boys entered the US album chart at No.1 with ‘III Communication’. — 1994 – The Beastie Boys entered the US album chart at No.1 with ‘III Communication’.
1988 – George Michael appeared live at the Glasgow SEC on his “Faith” — 1988 – George Michael appeared live at the Glasgow SEC on his “Faith” tour. Tickets cost £11 ($19).
1987 – A concertgoer sues Motley Crue… — 1987 – A concertgoer sues Motley Crue, claiming that she went deaf because their PA was turned up too loud.
1984 – At New York’s Madison Square Garden, nutty Judas… — 1984 – At New York’s Madison Square Garden, nutty Judas Priest fans tear up hundreds of seats as their idol performs.
1980 – The Blues Brothers, starring Dan Aykroyd… — 1980 – The Blues Brothers, starring Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as the deadpan R&B team, premieres in New York.
1977 – Fleetwood Mac went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Dreams’, the groups — 1977 – Fleetwood Mac went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Dreams’, the groups first and only US No.1, it made No.24 in the UK.
1977 – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers supported by The Boomtown Rats — 1977 – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers supported by The Boomtown Rats appeared at Friars, Aylesbury, England.
1977 – Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook are stabbed… — 1977 – Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook are stabbed by a gang who, safe to say, are not Sex Pistols fans.
1977 – The No. 1 album in the U.K. is The Beatles… — 1977 – The No. 1 album in the U.K. is The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl, a live album created by splicing together two performances at the venue from [...]
1977 – Boston earned their third top 40 single in the U.S… — 1977 – Boston earned their third top 40 single in the U.S. when “Peace of Mind” peaked at number 38 in 1977. The song was taken from their multi-platinum selling [...]
1976 – Abba stages a command performance for the k… — 1976 – Abba stages a command performance for the king of Sweden.
1975 – Elvis Presley had a face-lift at Mid South hospital, Memphis. — 1975 – Elvis Presley had a face-lift at Mid South hospital, Memphis.
1968 – London’s National Theatre premieres In His… — 1968 – London’s National Theatre premieres In His Own Write, an adaptation of the writings of John Lennon.
1967 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its debut… — 1967 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its debut performance at the Monterey (Calif.) Pop Festival. The Hendrix album “Electric Ladyland,” released in 1968, tops Chart Toppers’s pop album chart [...]
1967 – After an argument between Jimi Hendrix and… — 1967 – After an argument between Jimi Hendrix and the Who over who’s going to close the Monterey festival, Hendrix plays an incendiary set that sees him light his [...]
1965 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “I Can’t Help… — 1965 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “I Can’t Help Myself,” Four Tops.
1959 – R&B legend Fats Domino records “I Want to Walk… — Fats Domino 1959 – R&B legend Fats Domino records “I Want to Walk You Home” in New Orleans.
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