FRAN HEALY of Travis
MARTIN GORE of Depeche Mode
In 1966, Frank Sinatra went to #1 on the US album chart with Strangers In The Night.
In 1980, Grateful Dead keyboard player Keith Godchaux, 32, died of injuries sustained in a car crash two days earlier.
In 1983, Synchronicity by The Police was #1 on the US album charts.
In 1989, Ringo Starr kicked off his first tour since the break-up of the Beatles with a show in Dallas. His backup band included guitarist Joe Walsh, organist Billy Preston, and Bruce Springsteen’s sax man Clarence Clemons.
In 2011, Amy Winehouse was found dead of alcohol poisoning at her north London home; like so many other singers and musicians before her, she was 27 when she died.
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