Elton John scored a number one hit in the US in 1975 with a cover of the Beatles’ ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’. It featured John Lennon on backing vocals and guitar.

Founding member of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott died in 1986, aged 36.

In 2006, actress Denise Richards announced she was going ahead with divorce from Charlie Sheen after attempts for reconciliation failed.

Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty died of liver failure in 2011, aged 63. He was best known for the songs ‘Baker Street’ and Stealers Wheel’s ‘Stuck In The Middle With You’.

Today’s Birthdays:

Actress Julia Ormond is 49 (1965).

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe is 54 (1960).


Actress Dyan Cannon is 77 (1937).

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