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2019 Dave Bartholomew, who co-wrote many of Fats Domino's hits, dies at age 100.

2016 Alanis Morissette and husband Mario "Souleye" Treadway welcome their second child, a daughter named Onyx Solace.

2015 Leon Bridges releases his debut album, Coming Home, featuring the popular retro-soul singles "Coming Home" and "Smooth Sailin'."More

2013 Bobby "Blue" Bland dies of an undisclosed illness at age 83.

2006 Kevin Richardson of Backstreet Boys leaves the group to pursue other interests.

2004 St. Andrews University in Scotland presents Bob Dylan with an honorary doctorate in Music.

2003 Diana Ross pleads not guilty to drunk driving charges in Tucson after being discovered with a 0.2 BAC, claiming that the arresting officer threatened her with injury if she didn't take the breath test.

2000 Michael Jackson is sued by a German promoter for $21 million after the singer cancels two once-in-a-lifetime millennial New Year's concerts.

1990 Actor Gary Busey, best-known for his lead role in the controversial 1978 biopic The Buddy Holly Story, purchases one of Buddy's guitars, complete with tooled leather case made by the rocker, in auction for approximately $240,000.

1980 The Rolling Stones release Emotional Rescue.

1979 Supertramp's LP Breakfast In America hits #1.

1977 Jason Mraz is born in Mechanicsville, Virginia.

1976 Paul McCartney wraps up the Wings Over America tour at the Forum in Los Angeles, marking the last time the ex-Beatle would tour until 1989.

1975 At a stop in Vancouver on his Welcome To My Nightmare tour, Alice Cooper falls from the stage and breaks six ribs.

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Duffy Is Born In Gwynedd, Wales

1984

Duffy (Amie Ann Duffy) is born in Gwynedd, Wales. Her 2008 album, Rockferry, is a worldwide smash, but her 2010 follow-up, Endlessly, is a disappointment, and she retreats from the public eye.


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