1919: George Shearing
1951: Dan Fogelberg
1958: Feargal Sharkey (The Undertones)
1959: Michael Bradley (The Undertones)
1961: Philip Bynoe (Steve Vai Band / Tonight Show Band / G3 / Tony MacAlpine Band / Slash, etc.)
1966: ‘Revolver’ by The Beatles started a 7-week run at No.1 on the UK charts.
1971: John Lennon flew from Heathrow Airport to New York, never to set foot on British soil again.
1977: Yes scored their second UK No.1 album with ‘Going for the One’.
1977: Bachman Turner Overdrive split up.
1991: Bob Mould played a concert at The Gluepot, Auckland. I was there and met him after the show!
1994: Woodstock ’94 began, featuring Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Aerosmith & Red Hot Chili Peppers.
With two members of the group having birthdays today (Feargal is 61, Michael turns 60), we must blast this beloved piece of pure punk from The Undertones ~ all two and a half minutes of “Teenage Kicks”!