Wednesday, April 16, 2014


  • The late Dusty Springfield ("You Don't Have To Say You Love Me") is born in 1939
  • Bobby Vinton ("Roses Are Red") is 79
  • The late Gerry Rafferty ("Baker Street" and member of Stealers Wheel) is born in 1947
  • The late Roy Hamilton ("Unchained Melody") is born in 1929
  • The late Henry Mancini ("Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet") is born in 1924
  • The late Ed Townsend ("For Your Love") is born in 1929
  • Perry Botkin, Jr. ("Nadia's Theme" with Barry DeVorzon) is 81
  • Stevie Wonder's wife, Yolanda gives birth to their son, Kieta, 1977
  • Anne Murray gives birth to her daughter Dawn, 1979
  • The Florida state House of Representatives declares it "Jimmy Buffett Day", 2011
  • "Archie Bell & the Drells Day" is declared in Houston, Texas, 2013
  • Barbra Streisand donates $5 million to a Los Angeles hospital, 2008
  • Roy Orbison is in the audience at Elvis Presley's concert at the Sportatorium in Dallas, Texas, 1955
  • The first U.S. Hollies concert is at New York's Paramount Theatre, 1965
  • The first U.S. Queen concert is at Regis College in Denver, Colorado, 1974
  • Kiss announces a reunion tour (complete with makeup), 1996
  • "77 Sunset Strip" (with Edd Byrnes) debuts as an episode of ABC-TV's "Conflict" series (differing from the later series in that Kookie is a serial killer), 1957
  • The first Rolling Stones album in released in Britain, 1964
  • Dean Martin records "Everybody Loves Somebody", 1964