The number one single today in 1967:
Today in 1970, Paul McCartney sued John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr to legally dissolve the Beatles.
The suit was settled exactly four years later.
Birthdays begin with Bo Diddley:
Who is Charles Westover? You knew him as Del Shannon:
Who is Mary Penick? You knew her as Skeeter Davis:
Today is also the birthday of both Mike Nesmith and Davy Jones of the Monkees:
Patti Smith …
… was born one year before Jeff Lynne of the Electric Light Orchestra and the Traveling Wilburys:
One death of note today in 1995: Clarence Satchell of the Ohio Players: