Presty the DJ for April 27

The number one single today in 1963 was recorded by a 15-year-old, the youngest number one singer to date:

The number one British single today in 1967 was that year’s Eurovision song contest winner:

The number one single today in 1985:

The number one single today in 1991:

Birthdays begin with DJ, “American Top 40” host and the voice of Shaggy, Casey Kasem:

Jerry Mercer, drummer for April Wine:

Recently departed Cuba Gooding (Sr.) of the Main Ingredient:

Ann Peebles:

Kate Pierson of the B-52s:

Herb Murrell of the Stylistics:

Paul “Ace” Frehley of Kiss:

Adam and the Ants guitarist Marco Pirroni (which I guess makes him either an Italian beer or one of the Ants) …

… was born the same day as Shirley Orr, who you knew as Sheena Easton:

Will Boyd played bass for Evanescence:

One death of note today in 2000: One-hit-wonder Vicki Sue Robinson:


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