2005 – Chris Curtis, the original drummer and backing vocalist for influential 1960s Merseybeat combo the Searchers, dies in Liverpool, England, after a long illness. He is 63.
2003 – Gerry Marsden, 60, of Merseybeat legends Gerry & the Pacemakers (“You’ll Never Walk Alone”) undergoes a triple heart bypass, but is expected to make a full recovery.
1966 – The Beatles started a six week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Rubber Soul’ the groups seventh US chart topper, which went on to spend 56 weeks on the chart. The group also started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘We Can Work It […]