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Hits on this day in 1968
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Hush – Deep Purple
Fire – The Crazy World of Arthur Brown
Actor Craig Robert Young (Dream Team, Hawaii 5.0, NCIS:L.A.) is 39. Actress Rachael Leigh Cook (Dawson’s Creek, Psych, Las Vegas) is 36.
Actor Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan, CSI, American Masters) is 48. Actress Alicia Silverstone (Miss Match) is 39.
Actress Sarah Lancashire (Coronation Street, Last Tango in Halifax) is 51. Radio-TV personality John Melendez ( Howard Stern) is 50.
Keyboardist Gregg “Hobie” Hubbard of Sawyer Brown is 55. Singer Jon Secada is 53.
Actor Alan Rosenberg (Civil Wars, Cybill, The Guardian) is 65. Rap producer Russell Simmons is 58.
Actress Susan Sarandon (The Big C, Rescue Me, Children of Dune) is 69.
Actor Armand Assante (NCIS, ER, The Doctors) is 66.
2014, Paul Revere, the organist and since 1958 leader of the rock band “Paul Revere & the Raiders,” succumbed to cancer at age 76.
On this day in 2012, Deep Purple and Rush were finally nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
On this day in 2008, almost 50,000 fans attended Bruce Springsteen‘s free performance in Philadelphia.
On this day in 2007, the Rolling Stones set a new record for the top grossing tour of all time with their A Bigger Bang tour. $437 million!
On ths day in 2006, the legendary Jerry Lee Lewis performed on CBS’ Late Show With David Letterman, promoting his album “Last Man Standing".
Also in 2000, country superstars Charley Pride and Faron Young were the latest inductees to the Country Music Hall Of Fame.
On this day in 2000, the Dixie Chicks swept the 34th Annual Country Music Assn. Awards, held at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House.
On this day in 1997, 4 Seasons of Loneliness, by Boyz II Men, was the #1 single in the U.S.
Also in 1996, singer/songwriter Roger Miller was elected to the Country Music Hall Of Fame.
On this day in 1996, Celine Dion‘s album ‘Falling Into You’ was certified Multi Platinum.
Also in 1995, Alan Jackson won the prestigious Entertainer of the Year award at the annual Country Music Association’s award ceremony.
On this day in 1995, Ottawa rock singer Alanis Morissette appeared on the covers of both Rolling Stone and Spin magazines.
In 1991, singer J. Frank Wilson, best remembered for the 1965 million seller “Last Kiss,” died from the ravages of alcoholism at age 49.
On this day in 1990, FOX began airing “Beverly Hills 90210″ with #Vancouver
’s Jason Priestley.
On this day in 1989, comedian Graham Chapman, a member of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, died at age 48 due to throat cancer.
On this day in 1988, after years of alcohol and drug abuse Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara flew to Arizona for six weeks of treatment.
On this day in 1986, Dan Rather, of The CBS Evening News, was mugged in New York City.
Also this day in 1982, Bryant Gumbel became co-host of NBC’s “Today Show.”