Legend: BTD – Born Today OTD – On This Day

BTD Jun11,1913 Vince Lombardi#BTD Jun11,1913 #VinceLombardi RIP. Head Coach the 1960s Green Bay Packers, 5 #NFL Championships, 1 of only 2 coaches with 3 straight NFL Championships in 1965-66-67, +1st two Super Bowl's Jan15,1967 & Jan14,1968; the other @NFL 3-peat champ GBs Curly Lambeau 1929-30-31 @packers
BTD Jun11,1940 Joey Dee#BTD Jun11,1940 #JoeyDee (Joseph DiNicola) singer Joey Dee and the Starliters (also called Joey Dee and the Starlighters) 1962 US #1 "Peppermint Twist, Part 1", 1962 US #6 "Shout Part I", +3 US Top40 singles
BTD Jun11,1946 John Lawton#BTD Jun11,1946 #JohnLawton vocalist, acoustic guitarist, harmonica worked with Lucifers Friend, Uriah Heep form 1976-1979 and the Les Humphries Singers and solo artist album 1980 Heartbeat
BTD Jun11,1947 Glenn Leonard#BTD Jun11,1947 #GlennLeonard R&B, soul singer. Lead singer of Motowns quintet The #Temptations from 1975 to 1983; The Temptations 1977 US R&B #21 "In a Lifetime", 1978 R&B #31 "Ever Ready Love", 1980 R&B #11 "Power"; then with Glenn Leonard's Temptations Revue
BTD Jun11,1947 Richard Palmer-James#BTD Jun11,1947 #RichardPalmerJames singer, songwriter, one of the founding members of #Supertramp 1969-1971 (Daddy in 1969–1970) Palmer-James suggested the new name. Wrote lyrics on their debut LP. Also part of The James Palmer Group 1965 the #Terrad 1968, #GingerMan 1969
BTD Jun11,1948 Skip Alan#BTD Jun11,1948 #SkipAlan (Alan Skipper) drummer for The #PrettyThings from 1965 to 1968 then back again in 1969 forward. Alan appeared on every album released since, from 1970 UK #43 Parachute to 2007 Balboa Island
BTD Jun11,1949 Frank Beard#BTD Jun11,1949 #FrankBeard drummer #ZZTop 1984 US #8 & UK #16 Legs, 1985 US #8 & UK #16 Sleeping Bag, +31 US Mainstream rock chart Top40s with 6 #1s. LP sales in excess of 50M. Frank Beard is the only band member without a long beard. 2004 inducted in @rockhall of fame @ZZTop
BTD Jun11,1950 Graham Russell#BTD Jun11,1950 #GrahamRussell guitarist, singer for #AirSupply 1981 US #1 "The One That You Love", 1983 US #2 "Making Love Out of Nothing at All", +9 other US Top40 singles @AirSupplyMusic
OTD Jun11,1949 Hank Williams#OTD Jun11,1949 #HankWilliams makes his debut at the "Grand Ole Opry" in Nashville & receives 6 real encores (as apposed to prepared ones of today) @opry
OTD Jun11,1955 Fats Domino#OTD Jun11,1955 #FatsDomino starts an 11wk run at #1 on the R&B Best Sellers chart with "Ain't That A Shame" written by Fats Domino (Antoine Domino) and Dave Bartholomew
OTD Jun11,1960 Tommy Moore#OTD Jun11,1960 Drummer #TommyMoore decides to quit the #Beatles (at that time known as The Silver Beetles) & return to driving a forklift at Garston bottle works. He said he "had enough of Lennon"
OTD Jun11,1962Beatles#OTD Jun11,1962 The #Beatles record for the #BBC radio program "Teenager’s Turn – Here We Go" Playhouse Theatre. Broadcast on Jun15,1962. This is the last radio recording session with Pete Best on drums @BeatlesPeteBest
OTD Jun11,1963Beatles#OTD Jun11,1963 The #Beatles episode 2 of "Pop Go the Beatles" radio program is broadcasted on the #BBC Light Programme service from 5-5.30pm. The Beatles recorded episodes two and three on Jun1 at the corporation’s Paris Studio in London
OTD Jun11,1964 Manfred Mann#OTD Jun11,1964 #ManfredMann records "Do Wah Diddy Diddy" written by Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich. Manfred Mann peaks Aug13,1964 at #1 for 2wks in the UK & #1 for 2wks in the US Oct17,1964. 1963 originally called "Do-Wah-Diddy" performed by The #Exciters will peak at #78 in US
OTD Jun11,1964 Ringo Starr#OTD Jun11,1964 #RingoStarr is fit, Ringo leaves the hospital & starts making plans to rejoin the other Beatles in Australia on their world tour @ringostarrmusic
OTD Jun11,1964 Beatles#OTD Jun11,1964 On Jun10 The #Beatles began a flight from Hong Kong to Sydney, Australia. They stopped in Darwin for refueling then continue their flight & arrive in a heavy downpour. The Beatles are required to appear in an open-top truck to wave to the 1k fans at the airport
OTD Jun11,1966 Dean Martin#OTD Jun11,1966 #DeanMartin peaks at #35 on the @billboard Hot100 singles chart with “Come Running Back" written by Dick Glasser
OTD Jun11,1966Rolling Stones#OTD Jun11,1966 The #RollingStones start a 2wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Paint It, Black" written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards. The Rolling Stones 3rd US #1 single @RollingStones
OTD Jun11,1968Beatles#OTD Jun11,1968 The #Beatles are working on The the album "The Beatles" also known as The White Album at Abby Road studios; John Lennon works on the song "Revolution 9" in studio 3 and Paul McCartney records the song "Blackbird" in studio 2
OTD Jun11,1969 John Wayne#OTD Jun11,1969 #JohnWayne "The Duke" celebrating the premiere of the movie "True Grit" and his 40 year career. John Wayne will die at the age of 70 exactly ten years to the day after this event on Jun11,1979 @JohnDukeWayne
OTD Jun11,1969Beatles#OTD Jun11,1969 The #Beatles start a 4wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "The Ballad Of John and Yoko" written by John Lennon; credited to Lennon–McCartney. Recorded without George Harrison on holiday & Ringo Starr filming the movie The Magic Christian
OTD Jun11,1972 Don McLean#OTD Jun11,1972 #DonMcLean has his 1st UK #1 and starts a 2wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Vincent" written by Don McLean written as a tribute to Vincent van Gogh, the song is played daily at the @vangoghmuseum @donmclean
OTD Jun11,1976 AC DC#OTD Jun11,1976 #ACDC are at Glasgow City Hall, Scotland, on the 1st night of their "Lock Up Your Daughters Tour" ACϟDC is on their 19 date UK tour @acdc
OTD Jun11,1977 K.C. and the Sunshine Band#OTD Jun11,1977 K.C. and the Sunshine Band are at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart "I'm Your Boogie Man" written and produced by Harry Wayne Casey and Richard Finch. K.C. and the Sunshine Band have their 4th US #1 @kcandsunshineb
OTD Jun11,1978 John Travolta#OTD Jun11,1978 #JohnTravolta & #OliviaNewtonJohn start a 9wk run at #1 on the UK Singles Chart with "You're The One That I Want" written and produced by John Farrar. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John are simultaneously at #1 in the US
OTD Jun11,1979 John Wayne#OTD Jun11,1979 #JohnWayne (Marion Morrison) actor nicknamed The #Duke dies at the age of 70. Among the top box office draws for three decades. He appeared in over 170 motion pictures including My favorite film "Rio Bravo" @JohnDukeWayne
OTD Jun11,1982 Stray Cats#OTD Jun11,1982 "Stray Cat Strut" is released in the US by #EMI records for the group #StrayCats. The single would enter the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart at #43 on Dec25,1982 and peak on Feb26,1983 at #3 for 3wks
OTD Jun11,1983 Irene Cara#OTD Jun11,1983 #IreneCara is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Flashdance ... What A Feeling" for the 3rd week of a 6wk run at #1
OTD Jun11,1988 George Michael#OTD Jun11,1988 #GeorgeMichael is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "One More Try" for the last week of a 3wk run at #1
OTD Jun11,1988 Nelson Mandella 70th birthday tribute#OTD Jun11,1988 #NelsonMandella's 70th birthday tribute at Wembley Stadium is broadcast live on the #BBC 2 network to 40 countries an estimated audience of about 1 Billion
OTD Jun11,2011 Pink Floyd#OTD Jun11,2011 #PinkFloyd's 1973 LP "The Dark Side Of The Moon" re-enters the @billboard album chart, reaching 1,000 weeks on the charts @pinkfloyd
OTD Jun11,2013Cover Song#OTD Jun11,2013 The London Free press preview of "Cover Song" (winner of the Audience Choice Award) at the London Fringe Festival. Cover Song play written by Kristina Esposito and Michael Esposito II. @KristinaEspo1 @EspositoII @LondonFringe @LFPress @kemeproductions