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 […]
2000 – Singer Gary Glitter is released from prison in Bristol, England, after serving two months of a four-month sentence for possessing child pornography.
1999 – British rock star Gary Glitter, born Paul Francis Gadd, 55, pleads guilty at Bristol Crown Court in England, to 54 counts of taking and possessing indecent photographs of underage children. Glitter is sentenced to four months in jail after admitting to the offenses that took place between January 1997 and November 1997.
1999 – Gary Glitter appeared at Bristol crown court charged with eight sexual offences on girls dating back to 1976 and 50 charges relating to indecent photographs.
1964 – The Rolling Stones are refused lunch at a hotel in Bristol, England, because they are not wearing jackets and ties. Well… in this picture they certainly have jackets… I think Phil Collins wrote song about this… must’ve been later.
1958 – Eighties hit-maker and songwriter Nik Kershaw is born in Bristol, England. His songs have been covered by Elton John, Bonnie Tyler, and Chesney Hawkes.