2011 – On this day in Rock, 50 years after the Beatles honed their skills, created Beatlemania, and changed the world… The Cavern Club is revived for a tribute today. A 16 year old, Alex McKechnie, relates his experiences in a tribute by the BBC of the days of glory of the Famous club, and […]
2010 – Mariah Carey is going to be a mother to twins. Nick Cannon announced on his radio show Thursday that his wife is expecting twins.
2010 – London, Nov 24 – Pop star Britney Spears reportedly wants to apply for sole custody of her sons and take care of them full-time. The 28-year-old singer, who has been under the conservatorship of her father Jamie Spears since her much-publicised breakdown in January 2008, has reportedly told ex-husband Kevin Federline she wants […]
2010 – Court records show rocker Nancy Wilson has filed for divorce from writer-director Cameron Crowe after more than 20 years of marriage. The Heart singer-guitarist cited irreconcilable differences for the divorce, which was filed Sept. 16. The court filings say Wilson and Crowe separated in 2008. They were married in 1986 and have twin […]
2010 – iTunes Store Tops 10 Billion Songs Sold. iTunes does it again. Pretty impressive… and Johnny Cash earns yet another footnote in Music History. CUPERTINO, California—February 25, 2010—Apple® today announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded over 10 billion songs from the iTunes® Store (www.itunes.com), the world’s most popular online music, TV and […]
2009 – Mark McLeod was arrested trying to contact Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana), on a film set in Savannah, Georgia on This Day in Rock. McLeod was making wild claims saying he was engaged to her, and that he had met her months earlier where he proposed and she accepted. He also claimed that Cyrus’ […]
2009 – White Stripes drummer Meg White marries Jackson Smith on This Day in Rock! They tied the knot at ex-husband and bandmate Jack White’s Nashville home… Off the hook. Jack and Meg White were married for four years and divorced in 2000. A double wedding, with Jack Lawrence and Jo McCaughey, it was a […]
2009 – The prosecutor in the Phil Spector murder retrial told the jury he was a “demonic maniac” when he drinks and “a very dangerous man” around women. Deputy District Attorney Truc Do urged jurors to find the music producer guilty of murdering Hollywood actress Lana Clarkson in 2003. During her closing argument, she also […]
2009 – Rihanna issued a statement thanking fans for their support after an alleged assault by her R&B singer boyfriend Chris Brown, but the singer declined to comment on a leaked photograph which appeared to show her with facial injuries. The Los Angeles Police Department had launched an internal investigation and asked for the public’s […]
2009 – Road Chef, the Watford Gap UK Motorway services operator, paid £1,000 at an auction for a collection of celebrity signatures, which were collected by former employee, Beatrice England. The book included signatures of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, The Eagles and Dusty Springfield. The Blue Boar services as […]
2009 – Boy George was sentenced to 15 months in prison after being convicted of falsely imprisoning a male escort. The Culture Club frontman denied the charge at Snaresbrook crown court and claimed the victim, Norwegian Audun Carlsen, 29, had stolen photos from his laptop. The singer told police he invited Carlsen back to his […]
2009 – Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie married actor Josh Duhamel at the Church Estates Vineyards in Malibu. Guests included her bandmate Will.i.am and actress Kate Hudson.