Articles by Caroline Chiasson

April 9, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Paul McCartney quit The Beatles, which ended the group. The band members were are all working on solo projects at the time and as Paul McCartney states [...]

April 8, 1998

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On this day in 1998, George Michael was released on bail after his arrest for engaging in lewd conduct in a park restroom in Beverly Hills, California. Michael was arrested [...]

April 4, 1968

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On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King Jr was shot and killed on a Memphis motel balcony. King’s life inspired the U2 song ‘Pride (In The Name Of [...]

March 2, 1983

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On this day in 1983, the first CD players were released in America (and worldwide), along with 16 albums on CD. The compact disc (CD) was developed together by the Dutch [...]

February 28, 1977

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On this day in 1977,  an audience member attacked Ray Charles onstage. For years, the rumour circulating was that the man had tried to strangle Charles with a rope. The [...]

January 14, 2014

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On this day in 2014, Police in Los Angeles investigated an alleged battery incident involving rapper Kanye West after West punched a man who had targeted racist comments at [...]

January 13, 1986

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On this day in 1986, Sex Pistols members John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten), Steve Jones and Paul Cook, as well as the mother of Sid Vicious, sued their former manager Malcolm [...]

January 12, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album (aka Led Zeppelin I) was released in America. Recorded at Olympic Studios in Barnes, London, the album took [...]

January 11, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Jimi Hendrix entered De Lane Lea Studios in London to record ‘Purple Haze’. Guitar and vocals were later touched up at Olympic Studios in London [...]

January 10, 1984

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On this day in 1984, Cyndi Lauper became the first female recording artist since Bobbie Gentry in 1967 to be nominated for five Grammy Awards: Album of the Year, Best New [...]
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