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03 Jun
1957: Noel Coward comes home

03 Feb
1959: Buddy Holly killed in air crash

06 Mar
1961: 'Ukulele king' Formby dies

07 Feb
1964: Beatlemania arrives in the US

10 May
1967: Two Rolling Stones on drugs charges

27 Aug
1967: Beatles' manager Epstein dies

11 Oct
1967: Harold Wilson wins Moving apology

27 Sep
1968: Musical Hair opens as censors withdraw

18 Feb
1969: Lulu ties knot with Bee Gee

12 Mar
1969: Paul McCartney weds Linda Eastman

18 Aug
1969: Woodstock music festival ends

18 Sep
1970: Rock legend Hendrix dies after party

12 May
1971: Row rocks Rolling Stone wedding

03 Jul
1971: Doors' singer Jim Morrison found dead

29 Aug
1974: Rock fans clash with police at festival

04 Dec
1976: 'Genius' composer Benjamin Britten dies

06 Jan
1977: EMI fires Sex Pistols

16 Aug
1977: Rock and roll 'king' Presley dies

16 Sep
1977: T-Rex singer killed in car smash

12 Oct
1978: Sex Pistol Vicious on murder charge

02 Feb
1979: Sid Vicious dies from drugs overdose

08 Dec
1980: John Lennon shot dead

22 Jun
1981: Chapman pleads guilty to Lennon murder

27 Jan
1984: Michael Jackson burned in Pepsi ad

13 Jul
1985: Live Aid makes millions for Africa

04 Jan
1986: Thin Lizzy star dies

30 Jul
1991: Pavarotti sings in the British rain

24 Aug
1993: Michael Jackson accused of child abuse

08 Apr
1994: Rock musician Kurt Cobain 'shoots himself'

22 Nov
1997: Michael Hutchence found dead in hotel

31 May
1998: Ginger leaves the Spice Girls

12 Mar
1999: Violinist Yehudi Menuhin dies

22 Dec
2000: Madonna weds her Guy

30 Dec
2002: Diana Ross arrested for drink-driving

12 Jan
2003: Maurice Gibb dies after stomach op

12 Sep
2003: Johnny Cash dies


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