Articles by Caroline Chiasson

January 9, 2003

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On this day in 2003, a grand piano once owned by Elvis Presley was sold for $685,000. Music producer Robert Johnson and partner Larry Moss sold the piano to the chairman of [...]

January 8, 1959

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On this day in 1959, Paul Hester, drummer of New Zealand’s Crowded House was born. Hester died on March 26th, 2005, aged [...]

January 7, 2006

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On this day in 2006, Pink married motocross racer Carey Hart on a beach in Costa Rica. Pink proposed to Hart during one of his races in Mammoth Lakes, California, by holding [...]

January 6, 2005

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On this day in 2005, US CD sales rose for the first time in four years. The CD format accounted for 98% of the 666 million albums sold, according to research company Nielsen [...]

January 5,

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On this day in 2003, Billie Joe Armstrong, lead singer of Green Day was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being stopped in California for speeding in a black [...]

January 4, 2001

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On this day in 2001, Courtney Love filed a lawsuit against her “alleged stalker” claiming that Lesley Barber, the ex-wife of then her current boyfriend Jim [...]

January 3, 1994

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On this day in 1994, Nirvana played the first of two sold-out shows at the PNE Forum in Vancouver, Canada. The concerts marked the final Vancouver appearance for the band who [...]

November 8, 1952

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On this day in 1952, the first ever UK pop chart was published by the New Musical Express after staff asked 53 record shops to divulge their sales returns. “Here In My [...]

November 7, 1951

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On this day in 1951, Frank Sinatra married his second wife actress Ava Gardner, just days after his divorce came through from his first wife, Frank, 37, and Ava, 29, were wed [...]
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