On this day in 1965 “I Got You Babe” by Sonny & Cher was the #1 song.
on this day in 1969, Diana Ross hosted a party for 350 special guests to announce “her discovery,” the singing group the Jackson 5 and their signing with Motown, even though it was actually Gladys Knight who recommended them to label boss Berry Gordy, Jr.
Donna Summer gave birth to her daughter Amanda Grace on this day in 1982.
On this day in 1987, Rolling Stone magazine declared “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” by the Beatles to be the best album of the last 20 years.
KISS received their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on this day in 1999.
Madonna gives birth to Rocco Ritchie on this day in 2000, which was actually three weeks before her due date.
Two events to cover on this day in 2011. The Go-Go’s received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and on the same day, we lose Warrant lead singer Jani Lane after a long battle with drug and alcohol addiction. He was 47.
And finally, big happy birthday’s going out to Eric Carmen and Joe Jackson.
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