1976, Gary Thain bass player with Uriah Heep died of a drug overdose aged 28.
1976, guitarist Paul Kossoff, ex of Free and Back Street Crawler, died of heart failure on a flight from Los Angeles to New York, after a long history of drug abuse.
1971, T Rex were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Hot Love.' The groups first of four UK No.1's.
1959, Born on this day, Terry Hall, vocals, Specials, (1981 UK No.1 single 'Ghost Town'). Then formed Fun Boy Three, (1982 UK No.4 single 'It Ain't What You Do It's The Way That You Do It' with Bananarama). And Colour Field, (1985 UK No.12 single 'Thinking Of You') Hall was also a member of Vegas.
1958, Big Records released 'Our Song' by a teenage duo from Queens, New York, Tom and Jerry. …