1949 Thomas McClary (lead guitarist for the Commodores) is born Eustis, Florida.
1949 Bobby Farrell (of Boney M.) is born in San Nicolaas, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles.
1946 Millie Small is born in Jamaica. After moving to England, she becomes part of the British Invasion and has a hit with "My Boy Lollipop."
1945 Pop singer Robin Shaw (of The Flower Pot Men) is born Robin George Scrimshaw in Hayes, Middlesex, England.
1941 Claude Thornhill records "Autumn Nocturne."
1926 Violinist Cyril Reuben is born in England. He would go on to play for the London Symphony Orchestra.
2004 On his radio show, Howard Stern announces his move to satellite radio, where he will broadcast on Sirius, which gets a huge bump in subscribers. The move to satellite frees Stern from the shackles of the FCC, which doesn't regulate satellite. He and his crew are free to swear like sailors and talk dirty, which they often do. It also means fewer commercials.
1991 Michael Jackson gives Elizabeth Taylor away to Larry Fortensky during her eighth wedding, held at Jackson's 2,700-acre Neverland estate near Los Angeles.
1990 Soundgarden, Iggy Pop, Ice T, The Cramps, Joan Baez and Public Enemy are among the artists to perform at Shoreline Amphitheatre in California, as part of A Gathering of Tribes, which is organized by The Cult's Ian Astbury. The festival is a forebear to Lollapalooza, which launches a year later.
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