On Aug. 24, 1960, Stevie Marvel was the first musician to attain selection 1 on the pop and R&B charts with “Fingertips, Section 2” and range one on the album chart with “The 12-Calendar year-Old Genius.”
In 1967, the customers of The Beatles met the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for the initially time in London. For the duration of a private conference, the Maharishi accepted them as disciples.
In 1968, Who drummer Keith Moon drove a Lincoln into the swimming pool of a resort in Flint, Michigan, to cap off his birthday.
In 1979, The Vehicles performed before fifty percent a million people today in New York’s Central Park.
In 1981, Mark David Chapman was sentenced to 20 yrs to life in jail for the taking pictures dying of John Lennon in New York.
In 1983, Jerry Lee Lewis’ spouse, Shawn, was uncovered useless at their Mississippi home. An autopsy disclosed she died of a methadone overdose.
In 1988, region singer Nat Stuckey died in Nashville of lung cancer. He was 54.
In 1990, a decide in Reno, Nevada, dismissed a lawsuit filed versus Judas Priest by the family members of two admirers who fashioned a suicide pact immediately after listening to the “Staind Class” album.
Also in 1990, singer Sinead (shuh-NAYD’) O’Connor banned the “Star-Spangled Banner” from her present in New Jersey. Some radio stations, in flip, refused to engage in O’Connor’s songs.
In 1996, Bob Schieffer hosted his last newscast on the “CBS Saturday Night News.” He experienced been an anchor for 20 several years.
Today’s Birthdays: Guitarist Mason Williams is 83. Singer Marshall Thompson of The Chi-Lites is 79. Actor Ann Archer is 74. Actor Joe Regalbuto (reg-al-BYOO’-toh) (“Murphy Brown”) is 72. Actor Kevin Dunn (“Samantha Who?”) is 66. Actor Steve Guttenberg (GOOT’-en-berg) is 63. Actor Jared Harris (“The Crown,” ″Mad Men”) is 60. Discuss exhibit host Craig Kilborn is 59. Singer John Bush (Anthrax) is 58. Actor Marlee Matlin is 56. Newsman David Gregory is 51. Nation singer Kristyn Osborn of SheDaisy is 51. Director Ava DuVernay (“Selma”) is 49. Actor-comic Dave Chappelle is 48. Actor James D’Arcy (“Agent Carter,” “Dunkirk”) is 48. Actor Carmine Giovinazzo (jee-oh-vih-NAH’-zoh) (“CSI: New York”) is 48. Actor Alex O’Loughlin (oh-LOK’-lin) (“Hawaii Five-0″) is 45. Actor Chad Michael Murray (“One Tree Hill,” ″A Cinderella Story”) is 40. Drummer Jeffrey Gilbert (Kutless) is 38. Actor Rupert Grint (“Harry Potter”) is 33.
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