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Singer Kenny Rogers is 76. British singer Jackie DeShannon is 70. BC-raised actress Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City, Sensitive Skin) is 58.
In 2005, the inventor of the Moog Synthesizer, Robert Moog passed away at age 71, four months after being diagnosed with brain cancer.
Back in 1997, Oasis‘ third album ‘Be Here Now’, became one of the fastest selling albums ever, it sold a million copies on the first day.
Today in 1995, Seal‘s single “Kiss From A Rose” topped the Billboard Hot 100.
In 1993, the soundtrack from Sleepless in Seattle hit number one on the Billboard LP chart.
In 1992, NBC News fired their Canadian-born TV reporter Arthur Kent, nicknamed ‘the scud stud’ for his reporting during the first Iraq war.
Also in 1984, Tina Turner‘s “Private Dancer,” was certified Platinum, and “What’s Love Got To Do With It,” was certified as a Gold Record.
In 1984, film & TV actor Clint Eastwood was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1976, RCA Victor announced that sales of their Elvis Presley records had passed the 400 million mark.
In 1975, The Eagles were in concert at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle. The ‘One of These Nights’ tour would play Portland the next night.
Also in 1971, Tapestry by Carole King was the top album for the 10th week in a row.
In 1971, the Bee Gees had their biggest hit to date as “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart” remained #1 for a third week.
Also in 1967, The Association released what would soon be their third Cash Box #1 single “Never My Love”.
In 1967, The Doors started recording their second album ‘Strange Days,’ at Sunset Sound Studios in Hollywood.
In 1966, the Beatles appeared during a heavy rainstorm at the Busch Memorial Stadium, St Louis, where tickets cost $5.00.
On this day in 1965, The Lovin’ Spoonful released their first single, “Do You Believe In Magic.”
Again in 1961, The Marvelettes released their first single “Please, Mr. Postman,” which quickly became Motown’s first #1 on the Hot 100.
Still in 1961, Patsy Cline recorded the Willie Nelson song, ‘Crazy,’ her third big hit which would peak at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Also in 1961, Bobby Lewis made it seven weeks in a row at #1 on the Billboard singles chart with “Tossin’ and Turnin’”.
In 1961, Elvis Presley started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Something For Everybody,’ his sixth US No.1 album.
In 1958, Ricky Nelson recorded “Lonesome Town,” his followup to his first #1 single, “Poor Little Fool.” It peaked at #7.
In 1938, the legendary Fats Waller recorded his soon-to-be classic hit Ain’t Misbehavin’.
In 1935, the Benny Goodman Orchestra played a concert that’s considered to be the beginning of the Swing Era.