Traffic died of kidney and liver failure.
1973, Born on this day, Caroline Corr, drums, vocals, The Corrs, (1998 UK No.3 single 'What Can I Do'. 'Talk On Corners' was the best selling UK album of 1998).
1971, Peter Gabriel married is girlfriend Jill. They were together on and off for 17 years.
1967, Born on this day, Billy Corgan, vocals, guitar, Smashing Pumpkins, (1995 US No.1 album 'Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness', 1996 UK No.7 & US No.36 single 'Tonight Tonight').
1965, Born on this day, Wayne Coyne, guitar, vocals, Flaming Lips, (2002 UK No. 32 single ‘Do You Realize’).
1965, Born on this day, Michael Ivins, bass, Flaming Lips, (2002 UK No. 32 single ‘Do You Realize’).
1951, Born on this day, Scott Gorham, guitar, Thin Lizzy, (1973 UK No.6 single 'Whisky In The Jar', 1976 US No.12 single 'The Boys Are Back In Town').
1944, Born on this day, Bob Johnson, guitar, vocals, Steeleye Span, (1975 UK No.5 single 'All Around My Hat').