Thursday, August 19, 2021

August 19

Today in 1968, after 58 episodes, the final Monkees TV show airs on NBC


One of the most talented drummers of all time and a real rock personality, Ginger Baker was born on this day in 1939


On this day in 1973, Rita Coolidge and Kris Kristofferson were married in Malibu


Today in 1967 Ringo Starr and his wife Maureen Cox, give birth to their second son, Jason


Today in 1972, the musical variety show The Midnight Special, featuring DJ Wolfman Jack as announcer debuted on NBC


Manager of successful 1990s boy bands The Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, Lou Pearlman died on this day in 2016 while serving a 25 year sentence for fraud


The late Johnny Nash was born on this day in 1940


Ian Gillan of Deep Purple is celebrating his 76th birthday today


John Deacon of Queen is 70 today


Today in 1969, the film ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ opened nationwide


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