Sunday, June 17, 2018


  • Barry Manilow ("I Write The Songs") is 72
  • The late Terry Gilkyson ("Marianne") is born, 1916
  • Dave Alldred (played drums for the Rhythm Orchids and legally changed his name to "Dicky Doo" when he did the same for that group) is 79
  • Debbie Reynolds marries Eddie Fisher (it lasts four years), 1955
  • Elvis' parents, Vernon and Gladys Presley, are married, 1933
  • Lulu gives birth to her son, Jordan, 1977
  • Model Kelly Emberg gives birth to Rod Stewart's daughter, Ruby, 1987
  • Olivia Newton-John is awarded the Officer of the Order of Australia for her contribution to music and charity, 2006
  • The Elvis Presley/Ann-Margret film, "Viva Las Vegas" opens in the U.S., 1964
  • Jay & the Americans record "Come A Little Bit Closer", 1964