Ed Sheeran – On This Day December 11th 2019

On this day December 11th 2019 Ed Sheeran was named the UK’s artist of the decade by the Official Charts Company. Sheeran achieved the milestone after a combined run of 12 No.1 singles and albums between 2010 and 2019 – more than any other artist. He’s also had the most weeks (79) at No.1 in both the album and singles […]

John Lennon – On This Day 8th December 1980

On this day 8th December 1980 John Lennon was shot five times by 25 year old Mark Chapman outside the Dakota building in New York City where John and Yoko lived. Chapman had been waiting for Lennon outside the Dakota apartments since mid-morning and had asked for an autograph earlier in the day. Lennon was pronounced dead from a massive […]

Britney Spears – On This Day December 4th 2006

Yahoo revealed on December 4th 2006 that Britney Spears  was the most searched for term of 2006 with more online searches done about Spears than any other topic or person. Female celebrities dominated the top 10 overall search list, with Shakira at number three, Jessica Simpson at number four and Paris Hilton at number five. Oops, she did it again. […]

Ozzy Osbourne – On This Day December 2nd 2007

Ozzy Osbourne on December 2nd 2007 and his wife Sharon made more than $800,000 (£389,032) for charity after they sold off some of their possessions from their former US home. Items sold included the family’s custom pool table for $11,250 (£5,470) and a pair of Ozzy’s trademark round glasses went for $5,250 (£2,553). The beaded wire model of the Eiffel […]

Pink Floyd – On This Day 1st December 1987

Pink Floyd 1st December 1987 A Kentucky teacher lost her appeal in the US Supreme Court over her sacking after showing Pink Floyd’s film The Wall to her class. The court decided that the film was not suitable for minors with its bad language and sexual content. Pink Floyd – The Wall is a 1982 British musical film directed by […]