Saturday, August 18, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON AUGIST 18

Carlene Carter
No.1
1966 Beatles: 'Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby' UK 45
1973 Peters and Lee; 'We Can Make It' UK LP
1973 Diana Ross: 'Touch Me in the Morning' US 45
1973 Jethro Tull: 'A Passion Play' US LP
1979 Chic: 'Good Times' US 45
1984 George Michael: 'Careless Whisper' UK 45

Births
1944 Carl Wayne (Move)
1945 Nona Hendryx (Labelle)
1945 Barbara Harris (Toys)
1950 Dennis Elliot (Foreigner)
1951 John Rees(Men At Work)
1957 Ron Strykert (Men at Work)
1967 Tracy Tracy (Primitives)
1967 Dan Peters (Mudhoney)
1983 Mika
 

Miscellany
1962 Ringo Starr makes his first appearance as a Beatle, at the Cavern Club
 
1967 In answer to recent prison sentence for drug possession, Rolling Stones release 'We Love You' in UK
 
1969 Mick Jagger is accidentally shot on the set of 'Ned Kelly'
 
1977 Police give their first performance as a trio
 
1979 Nick Lowe marries Carlene Carter
 
1981 Moody Blues begin UK tour - their first for two years
 
1982 The City of Liverpool named four Streets after the fab four: John Lennon Drive, Paul McCartney Way, George Harrison Close and Ringo Starr Drive.
 
1983 Police play to 70,000 fans at Shea Stadium, New York
 
1984 Nick Rhodes (Duran Duran) marries Julie Ann Friedman in London. They both wear pink
Justin Hawkins
 
1997 The Rolling Stones announce the plans for their upcoming "Bridges To Babylon" tour. The band rolls up to the Brooklyn Bridge in New York in a red '55 Cadillac with Mick driving.
 
2006 Justin Hawkins the lead singer of The Darkness checked himself into the Priory rehabilitation clinic suffering from exhaustion after three years of non-stop work.
 
2006 Babyshambles front man Pete Doherty appeared at Thames Magistrates court in London to face seven charges of drug possession.

No comments:

Post a Comment