2000 – Chart-topping R&B vocalist Whitney Houston is caught with more than a halfounce of marijuana at Keahole-Kona International Airport in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The drugs are discovered in Houston’s handbag during a search at the airport’s security checkpoint. Although the bag is taken and security personnel attempt to detain her, Houston simply walks off and […]
1999 – A record-setting 15-show stand by Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., comes to a close after grossing about
1998 – Hootie & The Blowfish make an emergency stop in Denver during their American Airlines flight from New York to Los Angeles when a passenger described as “extremely agitated” reportedly turns violent after meeting the band. The incident begins after drummer Jim “Soni” Sonefeld’s conversation with a male fan who, according to reports, becomes […]
1998 – Cathay Pacific Airways announces that it has banned Liam Gallagher, singer of British rock band Oasis, after a fracas on a flight from Hong Kong to Australia. Passengers and crews aboard the flight to Perth claim Gallagher and members of his band yelled obscenities and smoked in the cabin.
1997 – Fleetwood Mac’s reunion show at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., grosses a house record of $1,094,520.
1990 – Prolific as ever, “Weird Al” Yankovic tosses off the instant classics “When I Was Your Age,” “Trigger Happy,” and “Airline Amy” in the studio.
1949 – Bruce Springsteen is born in Freehold, N.J., which last time we looked was indeed still in the U.S.A. Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American songwriter, singer and guitarist. He has recorded and toured with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of heartland rock […]