Legend: BTD – Born Today OTD – On This Day

BTD Jun13,1934 Uriel Jones#BTD Jun13,1934 #UrielJones RIP session drummer at Motown Records; part of Motown's studio band the #FunkBrothers during the 1960s and early 1970s @motown
BTD Jun13,1940 Bobby Freeman#BTD Jun13,1940 #BobbyFreeman RIP singer, songwriter, producer 1958 US & UK #5 "Do You Want To Dance", 1964 US #5 "C'mon and Swim", +2 US and 3 R&B Top40 singles
BTD Jun13,1941 Marv Tarplin#BTD Jun13,1941 #MarvTarplin (Marvin Tarplin) RIP guitarist, songwriter the #Miracles from 1950s-1970s. 1960 US #2 & first R&B #1 "Shop Around", 1970 first US #1 "The Tears of a Clown", +26 US and 40 R&B Top40s 2012 posthumously inducted in @rockhall of Fame with The Miracles
BTD Jun13,1943 Esther Ofarim#BTD Jun13,1943 #EstherOfarim (Esther Zaied) singer, 1/2 of husband/wife duo Esther & Abi Ofarim 1968 UK #1 "Cinderella Rockerfella"
BTD Jun13,1949 Dennis Locorriere#BTD Jun13,1949 #DennisLocorriere guitarist, singer #DrHook and the Medicine Show (1975 shortened to Dr. Hook) 1972 US #5 & UK #2 Sylvia's Mother, 1975 US #6 Only Sixteen, 1976 UK #1 & US #6 When You're in Love with a Beautiful Woman, +7 US Top40 singles @DrHookOfficial
BTD Jun13,1950 Ra McGuire#BTD Jun13,1950 #RaMcGuire (Ramon McGuire) #Canadian singer, songwriter, founding member of the rock band #Trooper 1978 US #59 & CAN #27 "Raise a Little Hell" and my favorite 1979 #24 "3 Dressed Up As 9", +11 Canadian Top40 singles @Trooper #HBday @ramcguire
BTD Jun13,1951 Howard Leese#BTD Jun13,1951 #HowardLeese guitarist #Heart 1975-1997; 1976 US #9 Magic Man, 1986 US #1 & UK #8 These Dreams, 1987 US #1 & UK #3 Alone, +17 US Top40s; as a solo artist tours with The Paul Rodgers Band and Bad Company. 2013 inducted in @rockhall of Fame with Heart @officialheart
BTD Jun13,1952 Russell Javors#BTD Jun13,1952 #RussellJavors rhythm guitarist, songwriter in the Billy Joel Band from 1976 to 1989, also Javors wrote two songs and played guitar on Karen Carpenter's 1979 self-titled album
BTD Jun13,1957 Rolf Brendel#BTD Jun13,1957 #RolfBrendel drummer #Nena gained international fame in 1983 with the New German Wave song "99 Luftballons" then re-recorded in English 1984 UK #1 & US #2 single "99 Red Balloons"
BTD Jun13,1968 Denise Pearson#BTD Jun13,1968 #DenisePearson singer, songwriter #FiveStar #5Star 1986 UK #3 "System Addict", +15 UK Top40 singles #HBday @MsDenisePearson
BTD Jun13,1986 Mary Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen#BTD Jun13,1986 #MaryKateOlsen & #AshleyOlsen (The Olsen twins) actress' made their TV debut as infants playing Michelle Tanner on the TV series "Full House". At the age of six, Mary-Kate and Ashley began starring together in TV & film. Co-founders of the fashion brand @THEROW
OTD Jun13,1959 Gogi Grant#OTD Jun13,1959 #GogiGrant starts a 6wk run at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "The Wayward Wind" written by Stanley Lebowsky with lyrics by Herb Newman. Orchestra under direction of Duddy Bregman. Tied at #1 last week Jun6 with Elvis' "Heartbreak Hotel" but slotted at #2
OTD Jun13,1964 Billy J Kramer#OTD Jun13,1964 #BillyJKramer with the #Dakotas peak at #7 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "Little Children" written by J. Leslie McFarland and Mort Shuman. Billy J Kramer with the Dakotas had reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart on Mar19,1964
OTD Jun13,1964Beatles#OTD Jun13,1964 The #Beatles have 2 more shows at Centennial Hall Australia. A total of 4 performances in Adelaide. The shows are the last for sit in drummer Jimmy Nicol and his last as a Beatle. Ringo Starr has been off with tonsillitis & re-joins The Beatles in Melbourne Jun14
OTD Jun13,1964Dixie Cups#OTD Jun13,1964 The #DixieCups are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Chapel of Love" for the 2nd week of a 3wk run at #1
OTD Jun13,1966 US Supreme Court#OTD Jun13,1966 #SupremeCourt Miranda v. Arizona rules 5-4 that detained criminal suspects, prior to police questioning, must be informed of their constitutional right to an attorney and against self-incrimination. Ernesto Miranda had no counsel at questioning @USSupremeCourt
OTD Jun13,1967 Bee Gees#OTD Jun13,1967 #BeeGees live on the UK TV show "As You Like It" The Bee Gees are promoting their debut single "New York Mining Disaster 1941" written by Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb @BeeGees
OTD Jun13,1969Rolling Stones#OTD Jun13,1969 The #RollingStones introduce, at a photo session, 20yo #MickTaylor lead guitarist from the John Mayall's Bluesbreakers 1966–69. Taylor is replacing Brian Jones founder of the Stones. Jul3,1969 Jones will be found dead in a pool at Cotchford Farm @RollingStones
OTD Jun13,1970 Beatles#OTD Jun13,1970 #Beatles LP "Let It Be" starts a 4wk run at #1 on US album chart, 12th & final studio LP. Beatles: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr; Others Richard Anthony Hewson, John Barham, George Martin, Linda McCartney, Billy Preston, Brian Rogers
OTD Jun13,1970 Grand Funk Railroad#OTD Jun13,1970 #GrandFunk Railroad and The MC Five #MC5 appear at the Ocean Ice Palace they are supported by Steel Mill with Bruce Springsteen
OTD Jun13,1970Beatles#OTD Jun13,1970 The #Beatles start a 2wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 single chart with "The Long And Winding Road" written by Paul McCartney; credited to Lennon–McCartney. The Beatles 20th US #1 single
OTD Jun13,1975 Peter Frampton#OTD Jun13,1975 #PeterFrampton plays his 1st of 2 nights in San Francisco. Peter Frampton uses this music on his #1 double LP "Frampton Comes Alive" a great album @peterframpton
OTD Jun13,1980Roadie#OTD Jun13,1980 "Roadie" the movie is released, about a truck driver who becomes a roadie for a traveling rock and roll show. MeatLoaf has his 1st starring role in a film. +Roles by Alice Cooper and the members Blondie and appearances by Roy Orbison, Hank Williams Jr and more
OTD Jun13,1981 Kim Carnes#OTD Jun13,1981 #KimCarnes is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Bette Davis Eyes" for the last week of a 5wk run, Carnes will then fall to #2 on Jun20 for one week and start another 4wk run starting on Jun27. Eventually sitting at #1 for a total of 9wks
OTD Jun13,1981 Smokey Robinson#OTD Jun13,1981 #SmokeyRobinson starts a 2wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Being With You" written by Smokey Robinson
OTD Jun13,1987 Atlantic Starr#OTD Jun13,1987 #AtlanticStarr completes their 12 week climb to #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with “Always” written by three brothers David Lewis, Jonathan Lewis and Wayne Lewis
OTD Jun13,1992 Billy Ray Cyrus#OTD Jun13,1992 #BillyRayCyrus starts a 17wk run at #1 on US album chart with "Some Gave All" Billy Ray Cyrus' debut album featuring "Achy Breaky Heart" Cyrus' 1st album for Mercury Records becoming the best selling LP of that year in the US with over 9M copies @billyraycyrus
OTD Jun13,2018 D J Fontana#OTD Jun13,2018 #DJFontana (Dominic Joseph Fontana) RIP drummer dies at 87. Fontana started on Louisiana Hayride as the in-house drummer on Saturday night radio show. 1954 met Elvis Presley & became part of The Blue Moon Boys. Playing with Elvis til 1968 on over 460 recordings