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[TRIVIA] Did you know?

  • 19 September 2018
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OTD in 1976, Patti Smith made her UK debut at The Roundhouse, London.
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OTD in 2015, Twenty One Pilots release their fourth studio album, Blurryface, their first record to land at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
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OTD in 1971 Marvin Gaye released his eleventh studio album What's Going On.
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OTD in 1924, the late Charles Aznavour, French singer, actor, public activist and diplomat, was born.
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OTD in 1966, The Beatles released "Paperback Writer".
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OTD in 1956 was the 1st Eurovision Song Contest: Lys Assia for Switzerland wins singing "Refrain" in Lugano.
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OTD in 1973 Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of The Moon was on both the UK and US album charts.
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OTD in 1962, Barbra Streisand appeared on "Garry Moore Show".
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OTD in 1976 The Who gave themselves a place in the Guinness book of Records as the loudest performance of a rock band at 120 decibels, when they played at Charlton Athletic Football ground.
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OTD in 1967, Aretha Franklin's "Respect" reaches #1
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OTD in 1969, the Beatles release "The Ballad Of John & Yoko" and "Old Brown Shoe" in the US
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OTD in 1968 Senator Robert Kennedy is shot three times whilst exiting through a kitchen at a hotel where he delivered a speech.

This later inspired the The Rolling Stones lyric "Who killed the kennedys?" to their song Sympathy For The Devil - my favourite Stones song of all! 🙂

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OTD in 1986, Madonna's single "Live to Tell" goes #1
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OTD in 1978 John Travolta and Olivia Newton John went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'You're The One That I Want', also No.1 in the UK.
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OTD in 1964 Queen Elizabeth ordered the Beatles to her birthday party, they attended 😂
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OTD in 1965, The Supremes scored their fifth consecutive US No.1 single (they were the first American group to accomplish this feat 🙌), when 'Back In My Arms Again', went to the top of the charts.
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OTD in 1999 Jennifer Lopez hits #1 in USA with "If you had my love" which stays there for 5 weeks. I can't believe that's 20 years ago!!

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OTD in 1997 Puff Daddy's "I'll Be Missing You" hits no.1 in the USA and spends 11 weeks there. It's a tribute song to The Notorious B.I.G. who was murdered in a gang shooting.

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OTD in 2016 Prince Be of P.M. DAWN dies of kidney disease at the age of 46 :(

The song that made them most famous "Set Adrift on Memory Bliss" always reminds me of summer!

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