Presty the DJ for April 18

The Beatles had the number one single on both sides of the Atlantic today in 1964:

The number one British single today in 1972 wasn’t exactly a one-hit wonder, but it wasn’t a traditional hit either:

Today in 1975, four fans of the Bay City Rollers were hospitalized and 35 others were treated at the scene when they tried to swim across a lake to see the Rollers, who were making a BBC Radio 1 fun day at an amusement park.

The number one British single today in 1981 was that year’s Eurovision song contest winner:

The number one single today in 2009:

Birthdays begin with Glen Hardin, one of Buddy Holly’s Crickets:

Mike Vickers played guitar for Manfred Mann:

Skip Spence was one of the original members of the Jefferson Airplane:

One death of note today in 1996: Bernard Edwards, bass guitarist and producer of Chic:


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