Thursday, August 6, 2020

August 6

On this day in 2004, Rick James was found dead at his Los Angeles home.

 

Today in 1928, pop artist Andy Warhol was born

 

Pat McDonald of Timbuk 3 celebrates his 68th birthday today

 

Today in 2012, composer Marvin Hamlisch died at age 68 from complications related to a kidney transplant he received

 

The hip hop musical ‘Hamilton’ debuted on Broadway today in 2015

 

The Beatles album ‘Help’ was released on this day in 1965

 

Cream’s ‘Wheels of Fire’ was released today in 1968

 

Noted tape archivist and namesake for the Grateful Dead’s ‘Dick’s Pick’s’ series of albums, Dick Latvala passed away on this day in 1999 at age 56 from a heart attack

 

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