Today In History

27
Oct
1990
“Fly to the Angels” reached no.19

“Fly to the Angels” reached no.19

1990 Slaughter’s “Fly to the Angels” reached no.19 “Fly to the Angels” was a world-wide hit charting #1 on four separate charts including Mainstream

Saturday
27
Oct
1973
“Daydreamer” reached #1 in the UK

“Daydreamer” reached #1 in the UK

1973 “Daydreamer” by David Cassidy reached #1 in the UK. Cassidy was an American singer, actor, guitarist and songwriter. Back in the 1970s, he had ...

Saturday
27
Oct
1973
“Knockin’ n Heaven’s Door” at #12

“Knockin’ n Heaven’s Door” at #12

1973 Bob Dylan is at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with “Knockin’ n Heaven’s Door“. The song was written and sung by Bob ...

Saturday
15
Oct
2000
“Beautiful Day” went No.1 in the UK

“Beautiful Day” went No.1 in the UK

U2 went No.1 on the UK singles chart with “Beautiful Day“, their fourth UK No.1 single from the album “All That You Can’t Leave ...

Sunday
15
Oct
2000
Radiohead went No. 1 in the US

Radiohead went No. 1 in the US

Radiohead went to No.1 on the US album chart with “Kid A“, the group’s fourth album. Radiohead are an English rock band formed in 1985. ...

Sunday
15
Oct
1965
Jimi Hendrix signed his first recording contract in the UK

Jimi Hendrix signed his first recording contract in the UK

Jimi Hendrix signed his first recording contract in the UK. Hendrix signed the three-year recording contract with entrepreneur Ed Chalpin, and received $1 and a

Friday
12
Oct
1975
Robert Stewart and the Faces made their final appearance

Robert Stewart and the Faces made their final appearance

On 12th October, 1975 Robert Stewart and the Faces made their final appearance when they performed at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island. Rod Stewart is a British ...

Sunday
12
Oct
1965
The Beatles recorded “Run For Your Life”

The Beatles recorded “Run For Your Life”

On 12th October, 1965 The Beatles recorded the single “Run For Your Life” during the making off of their album called “Rubber Soul“. ...

Tuesday
12
Oct
1956
Born David Letts

Born David Letts

On 12th October, 1956 was born David Letts, also known as Dave Vanian, a rock musician and lead singer of the punk rock band the Damned. He remains as one of ...

Friday
12
Oct
1948
Born Rick Parfitt

Born Rick Parfitt

On 12th October, 1948 was born Rick Parfitt, an English musician, best known as the singer and the guitarist in the English rock band Status Quo. He is also a ...

Tuesday