On this day
1968 | Jim Morrison of The Doors was arrested and charged with public drunkenness after harassing a security guard at a Las Vegas adult movie theatre.
1978 | The Fleetwood Mac album Rumours went to No.1 on the UK album chart.
1983 | British Rock & Roll singer Billy Fury died of heart failure aged 42.
1990 | Paul Abdul started a 10-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Forever Your Girl’.
1995 | TLC started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Creep’ the group’s first US No.1, it made No.6 in the UK the following year.
2008 | Madonna topped the list for the richest female musician, according to Forbes.com.
2017 | British musician and keyboardist, and longtime member of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, Geoff Nicholls died aged 68.
Born on this day
1968 | Lawrence Muggerud, DJ Muggs with Cypress Hill who had the 1993 UK No.15 single ‘I Ain’t Goin’ Out Like That’, and the 1993 US No.1 album ‘Black Sunday’.
1976 | Rick Ross (William Leonard Roberts II), American hip-hop artist.
1980 | Nicolas Carter singer with American boy band Backstreet Boys.