On this day

1965 | The Beatles record the song ‘Help!’ during an evening recording session at Abbey Road in London.

1967 | Nancy and Frank Sinatra were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Somethin’ Stupid’, (making them the only father and daughter to have a UK No.1 single as a team).

1993 | The first Aerosmith Day was observed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts after the band were given their very own holiday.

2013 | Sir Paul McCartney topped the Sunday Times Rich List of musicians with the £680m fortune he shares with his wife Nancy Shevell.

Born on this day

1946 | American singer, songwriter Al Green.

1955 | Mark Kamins the American record producer and disc jockey famous for his role on the New York club scene.

1962 | Hillel Slovak, guitar, Red Hot Chili Peppers.

1975 | German mambo musician Lou Bega who is most famous for ‘Mambo No. 5’.