Happy Birthday shout outs to Carolyn Lawrence, who is the voice of Sandy Cheeks on Spongebob, she is 50. Henry Rollins is 56 and Peter Gabriel turns 67 today.
On this day in 1966, The Rolling Stones appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” performing “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”
The Beatles released “Penny Lane” b/w “Strawberry Fields Forever,” on this day in 1967, here in the States.
In 1972, the members of Led Zeppelin were forced to cancel a concert in Singapore, when officials wouldn’t let them off the plane because of their long hair.
On this day in 1975 “You’re No Good” by Linda Ronstadt was the #1 song.
It was on this day in 1982, right here in good old Florida, that the marble slab monument at the grave of Ronnie Van Zant was stolen. Police found it in a dry riverbed two weeks later.
Michael Jackson bought a ranch he named “Neverland” on this day in 1988.
On this day in 1992, It was announced that Vince Neil was leaving Mötley Crüe. In 1997, with Neil’s solo career and Mötley Crüe’s fortunes both declining, he accepted their invitation to rejoin the band.
And finally, on this day in 1997, Prince Michael Jackson was born.
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