Saturday, 18 April 2015

Today in rock history 18th April

Saturday April 18th -
1964 – The Beatles appeared on the UK TV comedy program The Morecambe and Wise Show,
1970 – Appearing at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Santana, Taj Mahal and It’s A Beautiful Day.
1970 – Born on this day, Greg Eklund, drums, Everclear,
1974 – Born on this day, Mark Tremonti, Creed,
1992 – Albums by Def Leppard, Bruce Springsteen and Wynonna debut in the top four spots on Chart Toppers’s pop album chart. The albums are Def Leppard’s “Adrenalize,” Springsteen’s “Human Touch” and “Lucky Town” and Wynonna’s “Wynonna.”
1995 – Oasis drummer Tony McCarrol was told by phone that he was being sacked from the group.
2000 – four Monkee look-alikes were signed to play the 60’s pop legends in a TV movie about the groups meteoric rise. The film called ‘Daydream Believers’ was set to start filming in Toronto.
2002 – Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan returns to his roots when he is inducted into the Hall of Honor at his old high school. Bryan is a 1980 graduate of John P. Stevens High School in Edison, N.J.
2004 – Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo’s Fish Taco in Norco, Calif.
2006 – a sale of clothes belonging to Sir Elton John raised more than $700,000 (£395,000) for the singer’s Aids charity. Over 10,000 pieces were sold during a five-day sale in New York City at the specially-created shop, Elton’s Closet, at New York’s Rockefeller Centre.
2012 – Dick Clark died Wednesday of a heart attack at 82

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