On this day
1971 | Black Sabbath released ‘Paranoid’ their second studio album in the US.
1972 | David Bowie released ‘Changes’ as a single in the UK. The track peaked at No.49 on the UK chart and later at No.41 on the US chart.
1980 | Pink Floyd released ‘Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)’ in the US. The single peaked at No.1 on both the US and UK charts.
1994 | Oasis started recording their debut album Definitely Maybe at Monnow Valley Studio in South Wales.
2006 | Pink married her motocross racer boyfriend Carey Hart on a beach in Costa Rica.
2016 | American singer Troy Shondell died from complications of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease aged 76. He became a transatlantic one-hit wonder, with his 1961 ‘This Time’.
Born on this day
1942 | Danny Williams, singer, (1961 UK No. 1 ‘Moon River’, the Oscar-winning song was from the film Breakfast At Tiffany’s).
1944 | Mike McGear, singer, brother of Paul McCartney.