Sunday, February 18, 2018


  • Dennis DeYoung of Styx ("Babe") is 71
  • Denny Zager of Zager & Evans ("In The Year 2525") is 75
  • Robbie Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive ("You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet") is 65
  • Irma Thomas ("Wish Someone Would Care") is 77
  • John Travolta ("Let Her In") is 64
  • Yoko Ono ("Happy Xmas" with husband John Lennon) is 85
  • Brother Robin is the Best Man (since Barry arrives late) as Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees marries Lulu in London (it lasts four years), 1969
  • James Taylor marries his second wife, Caroline, in 2001
  • The New Jersey State Legislature passes a resolution honoring Denise LaSalle, 2009
  • Sam Moore of Sam & Dave files suit against the producers of the movie, "Soul Men," alleging they "misappropriate[d] the history, trade names and marks" of he and his late partner, Dave Prater (a judge rules against him three years later), 2009
  • The Beatles see the Elvis Presley film, "Fun In Acapulco" at a Miami drive-in, 1964
  • Elvis Presley goes to the Lido Club in Paris while on leave from the U.S. Army, reportedly singing "Willow Weep For Me" after-hours for the employees, 1959
  • Filming begins on the Ringo Starr movie, "Caveman", 1980
  • The Carpenters are the subjects of the syndicated television program, "This Is Your Life", 1971
  • The Everly Brothers record "When Will I Be Loved" and "Let It Be Me", 1959
  • Ray Charles records "What'd I Say", 1959