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 another nine. His biggest post-Beatles hits are “Ebony and Ivory,” a duet with Stevie Wonder that stays at No. 1 for seven weeks, and “Say […]
2003 – Ex-Meat Puppets bassist Cris Kirkwood is shot in the stomach by a post office security guard in Phoenix, Arizona. Kirkwood had allegedly beaten the guard with his own baton following an argument over a parking spot.
2002 – Country great Waylon Jennings is laid to rest following a private graveside service in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, Ariz.
2000 – Waylon Jennings kicks off a three-day estate sale at his Dixon, Ill., home after the country star decides to move to Arizona. Among the goods on sale are a customized black Cadillac, knives and guns from his personal collection and a motorcycle that used to belong to Buddy Holly.
1988 – Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara Bach fly to Tucson, Arizona to enter an alcohol abuse program. Over six weeks later, they complete the program and return to England.