On this day in 1976, John Lennon was awarded his Green card, allowing him permanent residence in the US.
Today in 2001, Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd) was found dead in a hotel room in Florida aged 49
Today in 1944, Bobbie Gentry, (born Roberta Lee Streeter) was born in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
Maureen McGovern celebrates her 70th birthday today
Today in 2006, the file-sharing service Kazaa agreed to pay record labels over $115 million in damages for piracy
Today in 1986, Queen became the first western act since 1964 to perform in Eastern Europe in Budapest, Hungary
Madonna released her debut album on this day in 1983
Stevie Nicks’ solo album Bella Donna was released today in 1981