2005 – The prosecution in the Michael Jackson child molestation child wraps up its case, after presenting 80 witnesses. The defense makes a motion for acquittal. Michael Jackson’s legal team open up the case for the defense in his child molestation trial, with choreographer Wade Robson and another witness denying they took showers with the […]
1986 – The show business newspaper Variety reported that RCA dumped John Denver from its roster after the release of his single, “What Are We Making Weapons For”. Variety said the song upset the record company’s new owner, General Electric, one of the largest defense contractors in the US. GE sold RCA two months later.
1952 – Rush drummer Neal Peart is born this day in rock Awesome history! Neil Peart (pronounced /?p??rt/) OC, (born Neil Ellwood Peart, September 12, 1952, Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian musician and author. He is best-known as the drummer and lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart grew up in Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada […]
1952 – Bassist Phil Kramer of Iron Butterfly (“In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida”) is born in Youngstown, Ohio. Philip Taylor Kramer (July 12, 1952 – February 12, 1995) was a bass guitar player for the rock group Iron Butterfly during the 1970s. After this he obtained a night school degree in aerospace engineering, worked on the MX missile guidance […]