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 […]

Tupac Shakur – On This Day November 30th 1994

Tupac Shakur was shot 5 times on November 30th 1994. Tupac Shakur, a rap performer who is standing trial on charges of sexual abuse in Manhattan, was shot five times early today as he and two companions walked into a recording studio in midtown, police said. Mr. Shakur, 23, and the other men, who were not identified, were walking through […]

The Rolling Stones – On This Day 29th November 1965

Colorado Governor John A. Love declared a Rolling Stones day on 29th November 1965 throughout the State as The Stones appeared at The Denver Coliseum in Colorado during a North American tour. The Rolling Stones made their Colorado debut on a Monday evening in late November at a venue more suited to rodeos than rock concerts. In his review of […]

John Lennon – On This Day November 28th 1974

John Lennon on November 28th 1974 made his last ever concert appearance when he joined Elton John on stage at Madison Square Gardens in New York City. Lennon performed three songs; ‘Whatever Gets You Thru The Night’, ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ and ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.’ The Beatles founding member John Lennon made his final appearance live […]

Johnny Cash – On This Day November 26th 1958

Johnny Cash  on November 26th 1958  made his debut on the US country chart when ‘Cry! Cry! Cry!’ made it to number 14. His next seven singles would all make the country top 10, with ‘I Walk the Line’ and ‘There You Go’ both hitting number 1. In 1954, before the release of the song “Cry! Cry! Cry!,” Cash signed […]

Jimi Hendrix – On This Day November 25th 1966

Jimi Hendrix – On This Day November 25th 1966 Jimi Hendrix – On This Day November 25th 1966 made their UK live debut at the Bag O’Nails Club, London, where they played using the clubs DJ booth. Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend, The Beatles, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, The Hollies, and the Small Faces would all hang […]