Monday, August 29, 2016


  • The late Michael Jackson ("Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough") is born in 1958
  • The late Dinah Washington ("What A Diff'rence A Day Makes") is born in 1924
  • The late Billy Myles ("The Joker") is born, 1924
  • The real Eleanor Rigby is born in Liverpool in 1895
  • "Jumpin'" Gene Simmons ("Haunted House") dies, 2006
  • Bob Seger files for divorce from his wife of ten months, 1969
  • Three men are arrested in Memphis for attempting to steal the body of Elvis Presley from its cemetery mausoleum (which is why he's now buried at Graceland), 1977
  • George Harrison joins John Lennon and Paul McCartney in their group, the Quarrymen, 1958
  • Vikki Carr is given the key to her home town of El Paso, Texas (for the second time in 26 years), 2009
  • The last full Beatles concert ever is held, in San Francisco's Candlestick Park, 1966
  • The IRS places a $600,000 lien on Aretha Franklin's home in a tax dispute, 1995
  • Cher performs live in concert from Las Vegas on an HBO cable special, 1999
  • Paul Anka hosts and Lesley Gore, the Cyrkle and Peter & Gordon appear on NBC-TV's last "Hullabaloo" show, 1966
  • Elvis Presley's movie "Kid Gallahad" opens, 1962
  • The Youngbloods record "Get Together", 1966