On this day in 1968, the Beatles recorded 20 takes of “Birthday.”  Yoko Ono and Patti Harrison contributed backing vocals.

Jimi Hendrix was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Mary Abbot’s Hospital in London, at the age of 27, on this day in 1970. There are multiple conspiracy theories on what happened to Hendrix, everything from suicide to murder, the coroners report literally says death by vomit inhalation.

On this day in 1976, the band Boston released “More Than A Feeling.”

“WKRP in Cincinnati,” debuted on T.V. on this day in 1978. It ran four years before being cancelled.

On this day in 1979, The Eagles released “Heartache Tonight,” with the late Glenn Frey on lead vocals.

The members of KISS appeared on MTV, without makeup for the first time, on this day in 1983, to promote their new album “Lick It Up,” released that day.

And finally, it was on this day in 2008, that The Village People received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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