Today in 1937, American blues singer Bessie Smith died aged 43 after being involved in a car accident just outside Memphis, TN
On this day in 2003, Robert Palmer died in a Paris hotel room of a heart attack at age 54
Today in 1898, George Gershwin was born in Brooklyn, New York,
Bryan Ferry is celebrating his 73rd birthday today
Olivia Newton-John is 70 today
Tracey Thorn (Everything But The Girl) is 56 today
On this day in 1975, The Rocky Horror Picture Show opened in L.A. It is still in wide release.
Abbey Road was released on this day in 1969 in the UK. US release would follow on October 1