1928: Ennio Morricone
1949: Darryl Hall (Hall & Oates)
1962: Antti Hulkko a.k.a. Andy McCoy (Hanoi Rocks / Suicide Twins / Cherry Bombz / Iggy Pop Band / Shooting Gallery)
1960: Aretha Franklin made her stage debut at the Village Vanguard in New York City.
1963: Death of Edith Piaf [aged 47].
1969: Muddy Waters was seriously injured and three people were killed, in a car accident near Chicago, Illinois.
1990: Drummer Dave Grohl played his first gig with Nirvana at North Shore Surf Club in Olympia.
1990: Aerosmith played another concert at Sydney Entertainment Centre ~ I was there! (Both nights).
1997: The Verve started a 4-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Urban Hymns’.
2018: Death of keyboardist / drummer, Jane Walker of Toy Love [aged 61].
Andy McCoy can celebrate making it to his 57th Birthday! He played two gigs in New Zealand (Wellington & Auckland), as guitarist for Iggy Pop on the ‘Instinct’ tour, in February 1989.