FRIDAY 8TH FEBRUARY 2013
1973, Max Yasgur died of a heart attack aged 53. He was the owner of the dairy farm in Bethel, New York at which the Woodstock Music and Art Fair was held between August 15 and August 18, 1969.
1975, Bob Dylan went to #1 on the US chart with his 15th studio album Blood On The Tracks, his second US #1 album. The album has become one of Dylan’s all-time best-selling studio releases, with a double-platinum US certification
2005, Kylie Minogue was voted the world’s sexiest woman in her 30’s by UK magazine Good Housekeeping. Sade was voted No.4 in the over 40’s with Madonna coming in at No.7 and Jerry Hall at No.8. And Sharon Osbourne was voted into 3rd place in the over 50’s section.
2006, The 48th annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Madonna opened the awards for a third time. U2 came away with 5 awards and Mariah Carey won 3 of her 8 nominations.
1946, Paul Wheatbread, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, who had the 1968 UK No.1 & UK No.2 single ‘Young Girl’.
1948, Dan Seals, England Dan & John Ford Coley,
1962, Ken McCluskey, drummer with The Bluebells,