Legend: BTD – Born Today OTD – On This Day

BTD Jun28,1903 Jeanette MacDonald#BTD Jun28,1903 #JeanetteMacDonald (Jeanette Anna MacDonald) RIP actress, with Nelson Eddy the team were popular singing, acting duo in the movies 1930s, 1940s and musical films. MacDonald performed and recorded over 50 songs mainly with RCA Victor in the US
BTD Jun28,1922 Michael Vale#BTD Jun28,1922 #MichaelVale RIP actor, famous for being the longtime sleepy-eyed mascot "Fred the Baker" with tag line "Time to make the donuts" in Dunkin' Donuts commercials @dunkindonuts
BTD Jun28,1926 Mel Brooks#BTD Jun28,1926 #MelBrooks (Melvin Kaminsky) actor, comedian, filmmaker of movie satires. Director of 11 feature films such as 1967 The Producers, 1974 Young Frankenstein, 1974 Blazing Saddles. Won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar & a Tony award #HBday @MelBrooks
BTD Jun28,1932 Pat Morita#BTD Jun28,1932 #PatMorita RIP actor film & TV played Ah Chew in the TV series "Sanford and Son" from 1974–1976; Matsuo "Arnold" Takahashi in "Happy Days" from 1975–1983 and Mr. Miyagi in "The Karate Kid" movie series. Voice of Emperor in Disney's Mulan 1998
BTD Jun28,1945 David Knights#BTD Jun28,1945 #DavidKnights original bass guitarist #ProcolHarum played on their 1st 3 LPs & on 1967 UK #1 & US #5 single "A Whiter Shade Of Pale" He left the band in 1969
BTD Jun28,1946 Gilda Radner#BTD Jun28,1946 #GildaRadner RIP actress, comedian, original member 1975–1980 Saturday Night Live #SNL, created parodies of TV stereotypes such as news anchors @nbcsnl
BTD Jun28,1954 Steve Morse#BTD Jun28,1954 #SteveMorse guitarist, composer, founder of the #DixieDregs, play with the band #Kansas and since 1994 with #DeepPurple
OTD Jun28,1941 Jimmy Dorsey#OTD Jun28,1941 #JimmyDorsey & His Orchestra are at at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "My Sister and I" written by Hy Zaret, Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer with vocal chorus by Bob Eberly
OTD Jun28,1947 Perry Como#OTD Jun28,1947 #PerryComo and the Satisfiers, Orchestra conducted by Lloyd Shaffer start a 3wk run at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Bambino Go to Sleep)" written by Mack David, Jerry Livingston and Al Hoffman
OTD Jun28,1952 Al Martino#OTD Jun28,1952 #AlMartino is still at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "Here In My Heart" Orchestra under direction of Monty Kelly for the last week of a 2wk run at #1
OTD Jun28,1957 Lonnie Donegan#OTD Jun28,1957 #LonnieDonegan starts a 2wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Gamblin' Man" a double A side with "Putting On The Style" This is the last #1 single released as a 78 RPM because 7" vinyl had become the norm. Gamblin' Man written by Woody Guthrie & Donegan
OTD Jun28,1958 Sheb Wooley#OTD Jun28,1958 #ShebWooley is still at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "The Purple People Eater" for the 5th week of a 6wk run at #1
OTD Jun28,1959 Johnny Horton#OTD Jun28,1959 #JohnnyHorton is still at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "The Battle Of New Orleans" for the 4th week of a 6wk run
OTD Jun28,1962 Mike Sarne#OTD Jun28,1962 #MikeSarne & #WendyRichards start a 2wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Come Outside" written and producer by Charles Blackwell
OTD Jun28,1963Beatles#OTD Jun28,1963 The #Beatles perform at Queen's Hall, Leeds, Yorkshire "Jazz-'n'-Pop Ball" Also on the bill is Mr. Acker Bilk & His Paramount Jazz Band and others
OTD Jun28,1966Small Faces#OTD Jun28,1966 The #SmallFaces appear live at The Marquee Club on Wardour Street, London
OTD Jun28,1967Monkees#OTD Jun28,1967 The #Monkees arrive in the UK for their upcoming concerts at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England. Five shows total on 3 dates. A #NEMS Presentation (North End Music Stores owned by Brian Epstein)
OTD Jun28,1968Beatles#OTD Jun28,1968 The #Beatles record "Good Night" written by John Lennon; credited to Lennon–McCartney a lullaby to John's 5yo son Julian. Lead vocals by Ringo Starr, the only Beatle on the track, music by an orchestra conducted by George Martin @JulianLennon @ringostarrmusic
OTD Jun28,1969 Henry Mancini#OTD Jun28,1969 #HenryMancini His Orchestra and Chorus start a 2wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Love Theme from Romeo And Juliet" (also known as "A Time for Us") written by Nino Rota. Mancini knocks The Beatles "Let It Be" from its 5wk run at #1
OTD Jun28,1969Bath Festival of Blues#OTD Jun28,1969 The #Bath Festival of Blues in England, with DJ John Peel; on the bill is Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall, Ten Years After, Led Zeppelin, The Nice and more. Refreshments and hot snacks will be available all day
OTD Jun28,1971Elvis Presley#OTD Jun28,1971 The city of Memphis renames the 12mi portion of Bellevue Blvd that passes Graceland #ElvisPresley Boulevard
OTD Jun28,1975Captain and Tennille#OTD Jun28,1975 The #CaptainandTennille is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Love Will Keep Us Together" for the 2nd week of a 4wk run at #1
OTD Jun28,1975Eagles#OTD Jun28,1975 The #Eagles start a 5wk run at #1 on US album chart with their 4th studio LP "One Of These Nights" Eagles: Glenn Frey vocals, guitars, piano; Don Henley vocals, drums; Bernie Leadon vocals, guitars, banjo; Randy Meisner vocals, bass; Don Felder vocals, guitars
OTD Jun28,1980 Paul McCartney, Wings#OTD Jun28,1980 #PaulMcCartney (credited to Paul McCartney and Wings) starts a 3wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Coming Up / Coming Up (Live At Glasgow)" written and produced by McCartney
OTD Jun28,1984 Pete Rose#OTD Jun28,1984 Montreal Expos #PeteRose passes Ty Cobb to have the most singles in a career 3,053 (finished career with 3,215) Rose & the Expos are playing against the Philadelphia Phillies winning 6-1. By the way Pete should be in the hall of fame @baseballhall @PeteRose_14
OTD Jun28,1986 Patti Labelle, Michael McDonald#OTD Jun28,1986 #PattiLabelle and #MichaelMcDonald are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "On My Own" for the last week of a 3wk run at #1
OTD Jun28,1988Gene Ubriaco#OTD Jun28,1988 The Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL name #GeneUbriaco as their new head coach, replacing Pierre Creamer. 1983–84 Ubriaco won the Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award as the American Hockey League Coach of the Year with the Baltimore Skipjacks @TheAHL @penguins @NHL
OTD Jun28,1989Monkees#OTD Jun28,1989 The Monkees photo by Henry Diltz
OTD Jun28,1996Beatles#OTD Jun28,1996 Walter Shenson producer for the #Beatles' films "A Hard Day's Night" & "Help!" announces that the movies are restored & featured in the Film Preservation Festival
OTD Jun28,2016 Michael Esposito II#OTD Jun28,2016 #MichaelEspositoII singing at Don’t Tell Mama's a world famous entertainment destination in New York City. In the Don't Tell Mama's Next Big Act! One of his songs a cover of "Fly Me To the Moon" @DontTellMamaNYC @EspositoII
OTD Jun28,2016 Scotty Moore#OTD Jun28,2016 #ScottyMoore (Winfield Scott Moore III) dies at the age of 84. Guitarist with Elvis Presley 1954-1957 & the Blue Moon Boys; played on songs such as Hound Dog, Heartbreak Hotel, Blue Suede Shoes. 2000 inducted into the @rockhall of fame for Musical Excellence
OTD Jun28,2018ASCAP#OTD Jun28,2018 Senate Judiciary Committee Unanimously Passes Music Modernization Act. Huge step towards Act becoming law & greatly benefiting songwriters and members of #ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) The Act will become law on Oct11, 2018 @ASCAP
1960sSound1960s The #Sound a local band from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; The #Soo. Side Note: #RayGassi Jr (his father is in the image) was a musician on the studio album "3:47 EST" by #Klaatu; backing vocals on the single "California Jam" @CitySSM