“Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)” by Pink Floyd peaks to No.1 at the U.S Hot 100 in 1980

In 1979 with the release of the double album “The Wall”, which was more approachable than some of their early albums, Pink Floyd reached a new generation of fans and developed a new sound that earned them their only No.1 in the U.S

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The “Fame” and “Flashdance…What A Feeling” singer Irene Cara turns 60 today

Irene Cara had an exciting and successful career during the early 1980’s that included being awarded an Academy Awards and Grammy’s, but today she’s mostly remembered as the voice of the worldwide hits “Fame” and “Flashdance…What A Feeling”

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80’s Hollywood heartthrob Rob Lowe turns 55

Actor Rob Lowe rose to fame as a heartthrob in such movies as ‘St. Elmo’s Fire,’ later finding a comfort zone on TV with ‘The West Wing,’ ‘Parks and Recreation’ and ‘The Grinder.’

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On his 68th birthday, check the Top 5 Kurt Russell Movies

American actor Kurt Russell has appeared in action, comedic and dramatic roles. His well-known feature films include Escape from New York and Silkwood.

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Heart singer and guitarist Nancy Wilson turns 65 today

Together with her sister Ann, they became the first women to front a Hard Rock band. With Heart, Nancy Wilson scored several hits that are now regarded as Rock classics such as “Barracuda”, “Crazy on You”, “Alone”, “These Dreams” and “What About Love” among others. She turns 65 today

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Terence Trent D’Arby turns 57 today

Terence Trent D’Arby had a string of hit singles during the late 1980’s including “Sign Your Name” with his acclaimed debut album “Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby”, today, the singer that has changed his name to Sananda Francesco Maitreya, turns 57

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The influential and legendary John Cale turns 77 today

Ever since he formed The Velvet Underground back in the 1960’s, that John Cale has had a long and productive career contributing immensely to the Alternative and Art Rock music scene. Today he turns 77

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George Harrison: The Quiet Beatle

George Harrison’s life was cut short, but his influence in music can still be heard today, together with John Lennon, Harrison was the most daring of the four Beatles on what concerned experimenting with music. We look back at his life and career on his 76th birthday

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Kurt Cobain 52nd Anniversary Special

A talented artist, songwriter, musician and a passionate advocate for women’s and gay rights, Kurt Cobain left the earthly plan by his own hand on April 8, 1994 at age 27, but today we celebrate his life. We’ve put together a special feature that includes 6 articles to remember Kurt Cobain check them out

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The Later Years 1992-1994: Kurt Cobain his life and style in photos

Kurt Cobain, that sung on the song “Stay Away” the line “Rather Be Dead Than Cool/ Fashion Stinks, Fashion Style”, end up developing a personal style reflected on his clothes and hair that remains trendy and copied by many around the world

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The Early Years 1967-1992: Kurt Cobain his life and style in photos

Kurt Cobain, that sung on the song “Stay Away” the line “Rather Be Dead Than Cool/ Fashion Stinks, Fashion Style”, end up developing a personal style reflected on his clothes and hair that remains trendy and copied by many around the world

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On his 65th birthday, check out the Top 5 John Travolta Movies

The famous actor John Travolta was born on this day, February 18, 1954, in Englewood, New Jersey. On his 65th birthday, check out the Top 5 John Travolta Movies

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80’s teen star Molly Ringwald turns 51 today

Molly Ringwald was born on February 18, 1968, in Roseville, California. Ringwald began acting at an early age. She has starred in 80’s classics like Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink.

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Controversial and multi-faceted Rapper, Rocker and Actor Ice-T turns 60 today

Ice-T had a troubled early life but emerged as an influential artist during the 1980’s Hip Hop music scene. From Rap to Hip Hop, to Rock and Metal, Hardcore Punk to Pop, Ice-T it’s one of the most eclectic musicians and also an awarded actor. Today he turns 60

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Original Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor turns 58 today

With Duran Duran, Andy Taylor reached the pinnacle of his success during the 1980’s, but the guitarist has had also a successful solo career collaborating with many other artists and with Power Station back in the 1980’s. Look back at Taylor’s life and career on the day he turns 58

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The creative Peter Gabriel was born on this day in 1950

The Genesis founder and former lead singer Peter Gabriel has had a very successful solo career since the 1970’s and won a big place on Pop Culture’s imagery through his creative music videos. Today he turns 69

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Remembering Cliff Burton, the talented Metallica original bassist on his birthday

Cliff Burton is often regarded as one of the irreplaceable Metallica core members, the music he made with the band it’s also often regarded as being their best and most creative period, he was born on this day in 1962

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Bon Jovi’s founding member and keyboardist David Bryan turns 57 today

Founding Bon Jovi member, the keyboardist David Bryan also co-wrote many of the band’s songs. Watch Bon Jovi Live at the Rock In Rio Festival, Lisbon, Portugal, 2008 to celebrate his birthday

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Rick Astley turns 55 today

Rick Astley became popular during the late 1980’s with songs such as “Never Gonna Give You Up” produced by the famous team Stock Aitken Waterman. Though in recent years he’s more famous for the “rickrolling”, his career has been much more than that

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Former Sonic Youth guitarist and co-founder Lee Ranaldo turns 63

Together with Sonic Youth, Ranaldo released many influential Alternative Rock albums ever since their beginning during the early 1980’s in the New York Underground music scene. The guitar sound of Lee Ranaldo played a key role on the band’s signature sound. Lee Ranaldo turns 63

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Faith No More’s amazing frontman Mike Patton turns 51

Mike Patton is one of the most versatile and diverse musicians, throughout his career he has sung and played several musical styles, and since he joined Faith No More in 1989 also became one of the most influential Rock singers multiplying himself through several side projects. Celebrate his 51st anniversary by watching two amazing Faith No More concerts

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The Sigue Sigue Sputnik “Space Cowboy” Martin Degville turns 58 today

The provocative and eccentric Martin Degville came to prominence during the 1980’s as the lead singer and mastermind of the British Electronic/Space Pop band Sigue Sigue Sputnik. We look back at his life and career on the day he turns 58

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The Punk Rock mastermind Malcolm McLaren was born 73 years ago

His Portuguese grandmother used to tell him “To be bad is good… to be good is simply boring”, and Malcolm McLaren followed those words throughout his life. He was responsible to bring Punk to England and help to spread it around the world. The creator and mastermind behind the Sex Pistols was born on this day in 1946.

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The KISS Starchild Paul Stanley turns 67 today

Much has been written about Paul Stanley, he’s the Starchild, one of the most iconic alter-egos and characters in Rock music. With KISS, Paul Stanley has led a career that has earned him millions of followers around the globe. The pinnacle of his success was back in the 1970’s but today, Stanley remains one of the biggest Rock Stars in the world

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On this day in 1988 The Beatles were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, but Paul McCartney decided to not show up

When The Beatles were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1988, there was still an ongoing feud among the members that most people weren’t aware of

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Iconic TV star Betty White of the popular 1980’s sitcom “The Golden Girls” turns 97 Today

Betty White has been in show business since the 1950s. In these 70-odd years, White has appeared in sitcoms, on game shows, and, on “Saturday Night Live” as the host, after a Facebook-fueled effort to get her to host the show

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Influential photographer Francesco Scavullo was born on this day in 1921

One of the most influential photographers of all time, Francesco Scavullo captured dozens of iconic celebrities and artists throughout decades such as Madonna, Christopher Reed, Sting, Janis Joplin, Joe Dallesandro, Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol among others. We’ve put together a gallery with some of his most iconic photographs

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The Bangles founder and guitarist Vicki Peterson was born on this day in 1958

Vicki Peterson founded The Bangles together with with her sister Debbi Peterson, and Susanna Hoffs and during the 1980’s enjoyed a worldwide wave of success with songs such as “Manic Monday”, she was born on this day in 1958

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One of the biggest music festivals in the world, Rock In Rio, kicked off 34 years ago today

The first ever edition of Rock In Rio took place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on January 11th, 1985, and for 10 days a parade of Rock stars such as Queen, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne or Rod Stewart among others played for a crowd of an estimated 1.4 million people

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David Bowie: The Essential Discography

One of Rock and music biggest legends, David Bowie left us a deeply rich and eclectic legacy. We picked some of his best records on this list

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David Bowie Birthday Special

A visionary since the very beginning of his career, David Bowie was the legit Pop and Rock chameleon, he was Ziggy Stardust, Halloween Jack, The Thin White Duke and so many others, his influence can be be heard, seen and felt in every artistic expression. To celebrate his 72nd anniversary we’ve put out a special feature

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The Style And Fashion Of David Bowie: The Next Day 1980’s-2010’s

David Bowie was during his lifetime one of the most influential musicians and songwriters but he also was an icon for style, visual and fashion that understood from an early stage of his career the importance of both the music and visual worlds

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The Style And Fashion Of David Bowie: Sound And Vision 1970’s – 1980’s

David Bowie was during his lifetime one of the most influential musicians and songwriters but he also was an icon for style, visual and fashion that understood from an early stage of his career the importance of both the music and visual worlds

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The influential and unique Michael Stipe turns 59 today

Michael Stipe was pivotal in the development of the Alternative Rock music and remains to this day a huge influence singers,  songwriters and artists in general . He formed R.E.M. with guitar player Peter Buck in 1979 and the band was one of the first to successfully cross the boundaries of Indie music to the mainstream. Today Michael Stipe turns 59

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The legendary guitarist Randy Rhoads was born on this day in 1956

The Quiet Riot founder and Ozzy Osbourne’s band first guitarist, Randy Rhoads, is regarded as defining heavy metal lead guitar. He played a key role on developing Ozzy’s solo career signature sound and has influenced countless guitar players over the years. Randy passed away in 1982 at 25 but his strong legacy lives on. We recap his life and career

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The influential R.E.M. guitar player Peter Buck was born on this day in 1956

The R.E.M. founder and guitar player Peter Buck it’s one Alternative Rock’s most popular artists.Aside of R.E.M., Buck has collaborated with numerous artists and bands, being as a musician or producer, he was pivotal in the development of the Alternative Rock music and to this day a huge influence among guitar players and songwriters. We recap his life and career

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Roy Orbison passed away 30 years ago today

The influential singer and songwriter Roy Orbison left a more than thirty years legacy of absolute music classics such as “Crying”, “In Dreams”, “Oh Pretty Woman” and “You Got It”. On December 6th, 1988 Orbison passed away suddenly at the age of 52. We recap his life and career

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The legendary self-proclaimed “Queen Of Rock N’ Roll” Little Richard turns 86 today

“Elvis may be the King of Rock and Roll, but I am the Queen. ” said Little Richard once. An influential figure in popular music and culture for seven decades, with his dynamic music and charismatic showmanship, he laid the foundation for Rock N’ Roll, his music played a key role in the formation of other popular music genres. We couldn’t imagine Rock music without Little Richard. He celebrates 86 years old today, we look back at his life and career

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The Life And Career of the legendary Ozzy “Prince Of Darkness” Osbourne who turns 70

With Black Sabbath Ozzy Osbourne pioneered the Heavy Metal genre during the 1970’s, his unique and sometimes insane lifestyle along with his distinguishable vocals and mannerisms have granted him a special place in Rock history and turned the man into an icon. Today the “Prince Of Darkness” Ozzy turns 70, we recap his life and career

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Remembering the Rolling Stones Sax player Bobby Keys 

Bobby Keys is mostly remembered for the work he did with The Rolling Stones since the 1970’s until 2013, the legendary sax player who played the “Brown Sugar” solo among many other famous sax parts for several Rock songs and artists, passed away at age 70 in 2014

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Revisiting John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1980 comeback album “Double Fantasy”

Released in November 1980, “Double Fantasy” was the comeback album from John Lennon and Yoko Ono after five years away from the music industry. We revisit one of the finest albums of the 1980’s and of John Lennon’s career

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George Harrison: The Quiet Beatle

George Harrison’s life was cut short, but his influence in music can still be heard today, together with John Lennon, Harrison was the most daring of the four Beatles on what concerned experimenting with music. We look back at his life and career 17 years after his passing in 2001

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The “Dirty Dancing” theme song “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” by Jennifer Warnes and Bill Medley went No.1 on the Hot 100 on this day in 1987

“(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, was released in 1987 as the theme song of the “Dirty Dancing” movie soundtrack and had such a huge success worldwide that today is still one of the most frequently played songs on radio

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In 1985 Wham! “Make It Big” twice

In 1985 Wham! were one of the biggest pop bands (or duo) in the world and after a discreet debut with their first album “Fantastic” released in 1982, they went on to release their best selling and worldwide success “Make It Big” that included some of the 1980’s most memorable Pop music

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Influential singer-songwriter Neil Young turns 73 today

Neil Young first rose to prominence as part of the Buffalo Springfield in the late 1960’s. He was pivotal in the development of Folk Rock and Grunge Rock and pioneered many different music trends throughout the years. He turns 73 today

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Lisa Stansfield’s “All Around The World” peaks to No. 1 in 1989

The British singer Lisa Stansfield was one of the biggest Pop rising stars during the early 1990’s, “All Around The Around World” reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 33rd Annual Grammy Awards

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Understanding modern horror: revisiting Wes Craven’s masterpiece “A Nightmare On Elm Street”

Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare On Elm Street” remains one of Horror’s most influential and popular movies, and Freddy Krueger, an immortal character that still haunts many of our dreams

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In 1984 Paul McCartney climbs to No.1 with his soundtrack album “Give My Regards To Broad Street”

Released in 1984, Paul McCartney’s movie “Give My Regards To Broad Street” was the attempt of the former Beatle to bring back the same feeling as The Beatles movies during the 1960’s, however the soundtrack to the movie did better than the movie itself

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Anthony Kiedis turns 56 today

Anthony Kiedis is one of Rock’s most charismatic singers, he started out as a child/teenage actor in the late 1970’s and made his way to Rock stardom with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, one of the most influential bands over the last 30 years. Today he turns 56

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The Iconic Acid Queen Grace Slick turns 79 today

Never a stranger to controversy, Grace Slick is one of the first female rock stars, alongside her close contemporary Janis Joplin, that played a very important role in the development of rock music in the late 1960’s. She fronted Jefferson Airplane and composed Rock classics such as “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit”, today The Acid Queen turns 79

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Revisiting George Michael’s 1987 masterpiece “Faith”

George Michael’s solo debut “Faith” it’s the album that established him as an acclaimed solo entity and separated him drastically from the Wham! bubblegum 80’s pop. It was released on this day in 1987

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It’s the “Stone Alone” Bill Wyman Birthday

He is one of Rock’s absolute icons, an essential part of the Rolling Stones early sound and music, though he quit the band in 1993, Bill Wyman it’s still seen as the “official” Stones bass player. Today, the “Stone Alone” turns 82

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Michael Jackson rises to No.1 with “Bad” in 1987

The song is one of the many hits Jackson scored from his album “Bad”, 5 years after “Thriller”, Michael Jackson was able to put out an album with the same amount of hit singles although with a different songwriting formula and edgier than the 1982 groundbreaking album. Find out what was the song about

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Actor Jeff Goldblum Turns 66 Today

Jeff Goldblum is a film, TV, and stage actor known for his roles in work like ‘The Fly,’ ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Will & Grace’, and ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ turns 66 today

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A leap of faith Revisiting “Quantum Leap” Sam Beckett’s adventures through time

“Quantum Leap” was originally aired between 1989 and 1993, fans are still waiting for it to be turn into a movie or even better, a reboot of the series, with some luck maybe with Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell still playing their roles.

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“The Red Rocker” Sammy Hagar turns 71 today

He is one of Rock’s most celebrated singers, Sammy Hagar, has had a career filled with success, as a member of Montrose, Van Halen and a solo artist, and reportedly he even played the first Rock concert that another legendary Rocker ever attended. Today Sammy turns 71

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Tiffany is not a teenager anymore

If you spent any time in an American mall in the late 1980’s, then you were fully aware of the Teen Pop sensation Tiffany, but even if you were not in America at the time you know her from her worldwide smash hit where “I Think We’re Alone Now” that made her a 1980’s pop references around the globe. Tiffany turns 47 today

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In 1983 Bonnie Tyler eclipses every other song in the charts with “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”

Bonnie Tyler has been one of the world’s most successful singers, her husky vocals are unquestionably recognizable by almost anyone, but, aside of all the hits she scored during her career, her signature song and the one most people still associated her with is the 1983 “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”

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Remembering Cliff Burton, The Talented Metallica Bass Player

Cliff Burton is often regarded as one of the irreplaceable Metallica core members, the music he made with the band it’s also often regarded as being their best and most creative period, he tragically passed away at the age of 24 on this day in 1986

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Revisiting David Bowie’s influential 1980 album “Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)”

“Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)” is not often regarded as one of David Bowie’s groundbreaking album, however it is, the impact and influence it had on Alternative Rock during the 1980’s and 1990’s it’s tremendous

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The short life of Punk Icon Darby Crash

Darby Crash still may not be as famous as Sid Vicious, but both Punk Rockers were connected by a dysfunctional and controversial life that was cut too short. We remember the Los Angeles Punk Rock icon and look back at his life and career

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Looking Back At Glam Rock Icon Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music on his Birthday

One of the earliest Glam and Art Rock expressions of the 1970’s, Roxy Music’s first hit, “Virginia Plain”, made the U.K Top 5 in 1972, and was followed up with several hit singles such as “Ladytron”, “Do the Strand” and “Street Life”. We look back at some of Bryan Ferry’s recording career highlights

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Looking Back At Michael Douglas Career On His 74th Birthday

The son of Hollywood royalty, Michael Douglas built a solid career and name for himself without having to live in the shadow of his parent’s success and over the last  40 years he has done some of the Cinema’s history most memorable movies and  iconic characters

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The Life And Career Of The Boss 

He is known as The Boss and has been an enduring Rock music force over the last 40 years. A political and social voice and folk poet, Bruce Springsteen has come a long way since the release of his first record in 1973. We look back at his life and career

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It’s Hard Rock Legend David Coverdale Birthday

He came to prominence during the 1970’s as a replacement for Ian Gillan on Deep Purple. He formed Whitesnake, the successfull Hard Rock band that had a string of hits during the 80’s such as “Here I Go Again” and “Is This Love”. David Coverdale turns 66 today

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Toni Basil is 75 today

She became worldwide famous with the catchy Pop tune “Mickey” in 1982 but after the success of “Mickey”, Basil would go on to direct videos for the Talking Heads, choreograph tours for David Bowie and bring street dance to the public back in the day

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