Happy Memorial Day weekend! Take a moment and really give thanks to those that have sacrificed for this great country. I salute all our Veterans, both past and present, and thank you for your great service.
Happy birthday to Lenny Kravitz, Hank Williams, Jr., and the lovely Stevie Nicks.
On this day in 1966 “Paint it, Black,” became the first #1 song to feature a sitar.
The song “American Pie,” by Don McLean was recorded on this day in 1971.
Let’s jump to 1975 when Evel Knievel suffered severe spinal injuries, when he crashed, while attempting to jump 13 buses in front of an audience of 90,000 people at Wembley Stadium in London.
It was this day in 1976, on a British Airways flight, Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and Robert Plant got drunk and verbally abused other first-class passengers, including Telly Savalas and Dudley Moore.
David Bowie was sued for $56 million by his ex-wife Angie on this day in 1990.
It was on this day in 1994, that Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley secretly got married in the Dominican Republic. Elvis’ daughter filed for divorce 20 months later.
Gwen Stefani and her husband Gavin Rossdale welcomed the arrival of their son Kingston, on this day in 2006. They sold the photos of the newborn to OK! magazine for $575,000. Here he is a bit older with Mom.
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