1968, The promotional film for ‘Lady Madonna’ was broadcast in black and white on Top of
the Pops on UK television. The video portion of the film clip was shot while The Beatles were
performing the song ‘Hey Bulldog’, but the ‘Lady Madonna’ audio track was paired with the
video for the promo release.
1987, Boy George scored his first UK No.1 single as a solo artist with the David Gates song ‘Everything I Own. Originally recorded by Gates’s band Bread for their 1972 album Baby, I’m a Want You and also a UK No.1 for Ken Boothe in 1974
2006, U2 topped Rolling Stone magazine’s annual list of the year’s biggest money earners from 2005 with $154.2m. (£78m), The Rolling Stones were listed second with $92.5m (£47m) and The Eagles third with 63.2m. (£32.m).
Born on this day
1933, Quincy Jones, the bandleader, musician, and producer . Has a record 79 Grammy
Award nominations. Jones was the producer of the three albums by Michael Jackson, Off
The Wall, Bad and Thriller.
1945-Walter Parazaider, sax, Chicago
1947-Jona Lewie, UK singer
1983-Taylor Hanson, keyboards, singer Hanson