TODAY IN MUSIC

TODAY IN MUSIC

On this day

1953 | Eddie Fisher was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Outside Is Heaven’.

1958 | Elvis Presley was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Jailhouse Rock’.

1976 | Bob Dylan started a five week run at No.1 on the US chart with his 17th studio album Desire.

1998 | Oasis went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘All Around The World’.

2008 | Amy Winehouse was admitted into rehab in a battle to kick her addiction to drugs.

2016 | David Bowie was at No.1 on both the UK & US album charts with his twenty-fifth and final studio album Blackstar.

Born on this day

1941 | Neil Diamond, singer, songwriter.

1949 | John Belushi, actor and singer.

1955 | Jools Holland. Became a TV presenter on the long running UK music show The Tube and then the BBC music show Later… With Jools Holland.