2003 – Ja Rule becomes the first high-profile inte… Read more

2003 – Ja Rule becomes the first high-profile inte…

2003 – Ja Rule becomes the first high-profile international artist to tour South Africa. Jeffrey Atkins (born February 29, 1976), better known by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American rapper and actor signed to The Inc. and Universal Records formerly of Def Jam Recordings. A Hollis, New York native best-known for hits such […]

1997 – The Michael Jackson film Captain EO has… Read more

1997 – The Michael Jackson film Captain EO has…

1997 – Michael Jackson film ‘Captain EO’ shows for the last time at Disneyland. The scandal and molestation charges Michael faced prompted Disney to remove the attraction. Nice family ride… way to go Disney! After Michael’s death, Disney reinstated the attraction replacing ‘Honey I shrunk the Audience’. Michael Jackson Starred what Disney hoped would be […]

1976 – Florence Ballard of the Supremes dies of ca… Read more

1976 – Florence Ballard of the Supremes dies of ca…

  1976 – Florence Ballard of the Supremes dies of cardiac arrest. Age 32. Ballard was cut from the group in 1967 following such No. 1 hits as “Baby Love,” “Stop! In the Name of Love” and “You Can’t Hurry Love.” Florence Glenda Ballard Chapman, nicknamed “Flo” or “Blondie”, (June 30, 1943 – February 22, […]