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May 20

1998 – Tommy Lee of Mötley Crüe is sentenced to six months in jail and three years’ probation for kicking his soon-to-be ex-wife, Pamela Anderson, as she holds their infant son.

1981 – Alice Cooper and his wife, Sheryl, welcome their first child, daughter Calico Cooper.

1979 – Elton John plays Leningrad and becomes the first Western solo pop star to tour the Soviet Union.

1977 – The stage show “Beatlemania” opens at the Winter Garden Theater, New York.

1970 – The last Beatles film, “Let It Be,” premieres in London. Three songs from the album of the same name reach No. 1: “Get Back,” “The Long and Winding Road” and the title song.

1968 – Pete Townshend of the Who marries girlfriend Karen Astley.

1964 – Rudy Lewis of the Drifters dies in New York City, at the age of 27. The cause of death is unknown.

1962 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Stranger on the Shore,” Mr. Acker Bilk.

1959 – Susan Cowsill of the Cowsills and Continental Drifters is born in Canton, Ohio.

1955 – Keyboardist Steve George of Mr. Mister is born in Phoenix, Ariz.

1946 – Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian) is born in El Centro, Calif.

1946 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “The Gypsy,” Ink Spots.

1944 – Joe Cocker (John Cocker) is born in Sheffield, England.

1942 – Paula (Jill Jackson) of Paul & Paula is born in McCamey, Texas.

1925 – Vic Ames (Victor Amory Urick) of the Ames Brothers is born in Malden, Mass.

1901 – Jazz pianist Jimmy Blythe is born in Louisville, Ky.

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Wed May 20, 2009 11:03 am Profile
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Hey that's cool. Thanks for the post WL!


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May 21

2008 – Lou Pearlman, manager of the Backstreet Boys and ’N Sync, is sentenced to 25 years in prison on four federal charges: two counts of conspiracy, money laundering and using false statements in a bankruptcy proceeding.

2008 – David Cook wins Season Seven of “American Idol.” David Archuleta comes in second.

2003 – Ruben Studdard wins Season Two of “American Idol.” Clay Aiken comes in second.

2001 – U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy.

2000 – Scott Weiland, lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots, and model Mary Forsberg, are wed in Los Angeles. Weiland’s bandmates are in attendance, as is Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis.

1992 – Singer-actress Bette Midler is Johnny Carson’s last guest on the NBC late-night program “The Tonight Show.” She sings several songs, including a short duet with Carson.

1981 – Reggae star Bob Marley is buried with state honors in St. Ann’s, Jamaica.

1980 – Joe Strummer of the Clash is arrested at a Hamburg, West Germany, show after smashing his guitar over the head of an unruly audience member.

1973 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Frankenstein,” the Edgar Winter Group.

1972 – The Notorious B.I.G. (Christopher George Latore Wallace) is born in Brooklyn, N.Y.

1961 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Mother-in-Law,” Ernie K-Doe.

1955 – Chuck Berry records his first single, “Maybelline,” in Chicago.

1955 – Stan Lynch of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers is born in Cincinnati.

1948 – Singer-songwriter Leo Sayer (Gerard Hugh Sayer) is born in Sussex, England.

1947 – Bill Champlin of Chicago is born in Oakland, Calif.

1944 – Pop singer Marcie Blane (Marcia Blank) is born in Brooklyn, N.Y.

1941 – Ronald Isley of the Isley Brothers is born in Cincinnati.

1904 – Thomas “Fats” Waller is born in New York City.

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waneelover wrote:
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1981 – Reggae star Bob Marley is buried with state honors in St. Ann’s, Jamaica.

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I forgot about him doing mtv back in the 80's. You must still listen to him. I'm on xm but don't hear him on bluesville or the dead station - he probably does an 80's channel of some sorts.

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May 22

1985 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Everything She Wants,” Wham!

1972 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Oh Girl,” Chi-Lites.

1971 – No. 1 Billboard Album: “Sticky Fingers,” the Rolling Stones.

1967 – Florence Ballard appears with the Supremes for the last time on “The Tonight Show.”

1966 – Bruce Springsteen, at age 16, begins his songwriting career in the back of a ‘61 Mercury en route to a recording studio.

1966 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “When a Man Loves a Woman,” Percy Sledge.

1959 – Morrissey (Steven Patrick Morrissey) of the Smiths is born in Manchester, England.

1958 – Arriving in England for a tour, Jerry Lee Lewis tells the world he’s married his 13-year-old cousin Myra.

1954 – Jerry Dammers (Gerald Dankin) of the Specials is born in Ootacamund, South India.

1954 – Bob Dylan has his bar mitzvah in Hibbing, Minn.

1950 – Elton John lyricist Bernie Taupin is born in Lincolnshire, England.

1936 – Dallas Taylor of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is born in Chicago.

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May 23

2008 – Veteran rapper Ricky “Slick Rick” Walters receives a full pardon from New York’s Gov. David Paterson for the attempted murders of two men in 1991, ending a long legal saga.

2006 – Jordin Sparks wins Season Six of “American Idol.”

2000 – Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins announces that the Seattle-based rock group will officially break up at year’s end. Corgan claims that he and his bandmates are tired of “fighting the good fight against the Britneys of the world.”

1979 – Tom Petty files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

1978 – Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band kick off their first major arena tour in Buffalo, N.Y

1975 – “Moms” Mabley dies at the age of 78.

1974 – Singer-songwriter Jewel is born in Payson, Utah.

1971 – Iron Butterfly breaks up.

1970 – The Grateful Dead gives its first performance outside the U.S., a four-hour set at the Hollywood Rock Festival in the U.K.

1969 – The Who releases rock opera “Tommy,” which features hit song “Pinball Wizard.”

1967 – Drummer Phil Selway of Radiohead is born in Berkshire, England.

1965 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Help Me Rhonda,” the Beach Boys.

1945 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Sentimental Journey,” Les Brown Orchestra/Doris Day.

1928 – Singer Rosemary Clooney is born in Maysville, Ky.

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May 24

2006 – Taylor Hicks wins Season Five of “American Idol.”

1991 – Gene Clark of the Byrds and Dillard and Clark dies of a heart attack at the age of 46 in Sherman Oaks, Calif.

1988 – Country singer-songwriter Billy Gilman is born in Westerly, R.I.

1984 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Let’s Hear It for the Boy,” Deniece Williams.

1975 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Shining Star,” Earth, Wind & Fire.

1974 – Jazz musician Duke Ellington dies of lung cancer and pneumonia in New York City at the age of 75.

1969 – Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes is born in Atlanta.

1964 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Love Me Do,” The Beatles.

1955 – Country singer Rosanne Cash is born, the daughter of Johnny Cash and Vivian Liberto.

1946 – Steve Upton of Wishbone Ash is born in Wrexham, Wales.

1945 – Elvis Presley’s wife, Priscilla Ann Wagner, is born in Brooklyn, N.Y.

1944 – R&B singer Patti LaBelle (Patricia Holt) is born in Philadelphia.

1941 – Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan (Robert Allen Zimmerman) is born in Duluth, Minn.

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thanks for mentioning American Idol... i had thought i pushed those terrible memories out of my skull... but now its back to kick my brain in the balls.


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May 25

2006 – Reggae musician Desmond Dekker dies of a heart attack at his home in Croydon, England, at the age of 64.

2005 – Domenic Troiano of the Guess Who and Bush dies of prostate cancer in Toronto, Canada, at the age of 59.

2005 – Country singer Carrie Underwood wins Season Four of “American Idol.”

2004 – Phish announces it is splitting up after 21 years.

2002 – More than two dozen people are injured in a mosh pit stampede while rapper Eminem is performing at Washington, D.C.’s RFK Stadium

1996 – Brad Nowell of Sublime dies of a heroin overdose in San Francisco at the age of 28

1992 – Khalil Rountree, tour manager for Boyz II Men, is shot and killed at a Chicago hotel. He and the group were staying at the hotel while in Chicago on tour with rap star Hammer.

1983 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Flashdance ... What a Feeling,” Irene Cara.

1978 – The Who plays its last show with drummer Keith Moon.

1975 – Lauryn Hill of the Fugees is born in South Orange, N.J.

1975 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Before the Next Teardrop Falls,” Freddy Fender.

1962 – The Isley Brothers release “Twist and Shout.”

1958 – Paul Weller (John William Weller) of the Jam and the Style Council is born in Surrey, England.

1948 – Klaus Meine of the Scorpions is born in Hanover, Germany.

1947 – Mitch Margo of the Tokens is born in Brooklyn, N.Y.

1936 – Country singer Tom T. Hall is born in Olive Hill, Ky.

1921 – Songwriter Hal David is born in New York City.

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