Thursday, July 24, 2014


  • Dan Peek of America ("A Horse With No Name") dies, 2011
  • Nervous Norvus ("Transfusion"- his real name was Jimmy Drake) dies of liver failure, 1968
  • Etta James is hospitalized in Los Angeles with surgery complications, 2007
  • A section of Washington Boulevard in Detroit is renamed "Aretha Franklin's Freeway of Love" in her honor, 1985
  • The film version of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (starring Peter Frampton and the Bee Gees) debuts in New York, 1978
  • The Ritchie Valens biographical movie "La Bamba" opens nationwide, 1987