On Valentine’s Day, this song, tied to no anniversary or birthday I’m aware of, nonetheless seems appropriate:
The number one British single today in 1968 was written by Bob Dylan:
The number one British album today in 1970 was “Motown Chartbusters Volume 3”:
Today in 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono began a week of cohosting the “Mike Douglas Show”:
Is Valentine’s Day a good day for a wedding? Toni Tennille and Daryl Dragon thought so, because while on a tour they married today in Virginia City, Va.
When Janis Ian wrote “At Seventeen,” she wrote she had never received a Valentine’s Day card. Today in 1977, she received 461 of them.
Today in 1986, Frank Zappa played a crime boss named Mr. Frankie on NBC-TV’s “Miami Vice”:
The number one single today in 1987:
Today in 1989, the movie “Wayne’s World” premiered:
The number one British single today in 1999:
Birthdays start with Vic Briggs, guitarist for the Animals:
Roger Fisher of Heart:
Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20:
Two deaths of note today: Vincent Crane, the keyboard player that inhabited The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, in 1989 …
… and Mick Tucker, the drummer for Sweet, in 2002: