On this day
1964 | The first edition of the official The Rolling Stones book was issued, priced at one and six, (the publication ran for 30 issues).
1975 | The Eagles released their fourth studio album One of These Nights which became the Eagles’ first No.1 album on Billboard’s chart.
1993 | Irish singer Sinead O’Connor took out a full-page ad in the Irish Times asking the public to “stop hurting me please.” She blamed her troubles on abuse she suffered as a child.
2004 | US singer, songwriter Ray Charles died aged 73.
2019 | Ed Sheeran was the most-played artist in the UK in 2018, while ‘Feel It Still’ by Portugal The Man was 2018’s most-played song.
Born on this day
1965 | Joey Santiago, guitarist with American alternative rock band Pixies.
1973 | American singer-songwriter Faith Evans.
1987 | Ghanaian-English rapper, singer, Tinchy Stryder, (Kwasi Danquah).