Tuesday, August 24, 2021

August 24

Today in 1981, Mark Chapman was given a 20 year jail sentence for the murder of John Lennon. As of today, some 40 years later, he is still incarcerated.


 

Today in 1967, 17-year old singer and guitarist Bruce Springsteen joined a group called Earth


 

On this day in 1983, the fifth wife of Jerry Lee Lewis, Shawn Michelle Stevens was found dead at their Mississippi home


 

Today in 2009, The LA County Coroner ruled Michael Jackson's death a homicide caused by a mix of drugs meant to treat insomnia


 

Blues legend Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup was born on this day in 1905


 

David Frieberg (Jefferson Airplane) was born on this day in 1938


 

The late John Cipollina of Quicksilver Messenger Service was born today in 1943


 

‘Tattoo You’ was released on this day in 1981


 

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