Monday, September 26, 2016


  • Olivia Newton-John ("I Honestly Love You") is 68
  • The late Marty Robbins ("El Paso") is born in 1925
  • The late Lynn Anderson ("Rose Garden") is born in 1947
  • The late Julie London ("Cry Me A River") is born in 1926
  • John "The Cool Ghoul" Zacherle ("Dinner With Drac") is 98
  • Robert Palmer ("Bad Case Of Loving You") dies of a heart attack in 2003
  • Olivia Newton-John announces her engagement to Bruce Welch of the Shadows (they break up without marrying 2 1/2 years later), 1969
  • Aretha Franklin performs for Pope Francis in Philadelphia, 2015
  • Fourteen year-old Tammy Wynette watches the King perform from the front row as "Elvis Presley Day" is celebrated at the Mississippi-Alabama Dairy Fair in his home town of Tupelo, Mississippi (where he himself had sung at age ten), 1956
  • San Francisco's Fillmore (West) concert hall opens in 1969
  • Paul Simon, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Jimmy Buffett are among those performing at a Miami concert to raise money for Hurricane Andrew relief, 1992
  • Paul Anka receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1984
  • Pat Boone is the subject of NBC-TV's "This Is Your Life", 1971
  • The movie "A Thunder of Drums", featuring Duane Eddy, premieres in New York City, 1961
  • The Beatles' "Abbey Road" album is released in England, 1969
  • Marvin Gaye records a live album at the London Palladium (it was his first appearance in England in ten years), 1976
  • The Monotones record "Book Of Love", 1957
  • Vicki Sue Robinson records "Turn The Beat Around", 1975