ANDY “FLETCH” FLETCHER of Depeche Mode
BECK (born Bek Campbell)
In 1965, The Dave Clark Five had their movie, Catch Us If You Can, premiere in London. The film was renamed to Having A Wild Weekend for its US release.
In 1969, Mick Jagger’s girlfriend, Marianne Faithfull, reportedly overdosed on barbiturates on the set of the Australian movie, Ned Kelly. She was set to co-star with Jagger in the flick, but she was dropped from the production.
In 1970, The Everly Brothers, began a short-lived stint hosting a variety show on ABC-TV.
In 1972, Bill Withers started a three-week run at #1 on the US singles chart with “Lean On Me,” his only #1 hit.
In 1978, Gerry Rafferty’s album, City To City, went to #1 on the US chart; it knocked off Saturday Night Fever, which had been at the top of the charts for almost six months.
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