Legend: BTD – Born Today OTD – On This Day

BTD Jun7,1913 George Tibbles#BTD Jun7,1913 #GeorgeTibbles composer, writer RIP. In 1949 Tibbles co-wrote the popular Oscar-nominated song "The Woody Woodpecker Song" with Ramey Idriss. Tibbles also wrote many scripts such as the TV series My Three Sons, Leave It to Beaver, The Betty White Show
BTD Jun7,1917 Dean Martin#BTD Jun7,1917 #DeanMartin RIP singer, actor 1956 UK & US #1 Memories Are Made Of This, 1964 US #1 Everybody Loves Somebody, +25 Top40s & 9 Top20 LPs. Half of comedy team Martin and Lewis 1946-1956; Dean Martin Show 1965–1974, Celebrity Roast 1974–1985; member of the Rat Pack
BTD Jun7,1940 Tom Jones#BTD Jun7,1940 Sir #TomJones (Thomas Woodward) singer 1965 #1 "It's Not Unusual", +36 UK & 19 US Top40 singles and has sold over 100M records #HBday @RealSirTomJones
BTD Jun7,1943 Ken Osmond#BTD Jun7,1943 #KenOsmond (Kenneth Osmond) RIP actor, retired policeman; best known for his role as Eddie Haskell on the 1950s TV situation comedy "Leave It to Beaver" and reprising it on the 1980s revival series "The New Leave It to Beaver" and became a Los Angeles policeman
BTD Jun7,1957 Paddy McAloon#BTD Jun7,1957 #PaddyMcAloon (Patrick McAloon) singer, songwriter with #PrefabSprout 1988 UK #7 "The King Of Rock 'N' Roll", +6 UK Top40 singles
BTD Jun7,1958 Prince#BTD Jun7,1958 #Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson) RIP singer, songwriter, actor 1st hit 1979 US #11 & R&B #1 "I Wanna Be Your Lover", 4 US & R&B #1s 1984 "When Doves Cry", 1984 "Let's Go Crazy", 1986 "Kiss", 1989 "Batdance", +29 US, 43 UK and 37 R&B Top40 singles; 10 platinum LPs
OTD Jun7,1947 Art Lund#OTD Jun7,1947 #ArtLund with orchestra conducted by #JohnnyThompson starts a 2wk run at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "Mam'selle" written by Edmund Goulding with lyrics by Mack Gordon
OTD Jun7,1958 Sheb Wooley#OTD Jun7,1958 #ShebWooley is still at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "The Purple People Eater" for the 2nd week of a 6wk run at #1
OTD Jun7,1959Johnny Horton#OTD Jun7,1959 #JohnnyHorton starts a 6wk run at #1 for the week ending Jun7 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "The Battle Of New Orleans" also a #1 on the US Country chart. From a 1936 poem by James Morriss The Charts issue date is Jun1,1959
OTD Jun7,1963Rolling Stones#OTD Jun7,1963 The #RollingStones release their debut single "Come On" originally written & released by Chuck Berry in 1961 @RollingStones
OTD Jun7,1964Beatles#OTD Jun7,1964 The #Beatles flying while on tour; the plane stops to refuel in Beirut, police turn firefighting foam on fans that are on the runway
OTD Jun7,1964Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas#OTD Jun7,1964 The US debut of #BillyJKramer and the #Dakotas on “The Ed Sullivan Show” they perform the song "Bad To Me" primarily written by John Lennon; credited to Lennon–McCartney for Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas
OTD Jun7,1965Beatles#OTD Jun7,1965 Broadcast of the last #Beatles #BBC radio program, "The Beatles Invite You to Take a Ticket to Ride"
OTD Jun7,1967Beatles#OTD Jun7,1967 The #Beatles announce the beginning of the "Yellow Submarine" film project. The Beatles will provide at least 3 new songs for the soundtrack
OTD Jun7,1969 Tommy James and the Shondells#OTD Jun7,1969 #TommyJames and the #Shondells release and enters the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #89 with "Crystal Blue Persuasion" written by by Eddie Gray, Tommy James and Mike Vale. On Jul26 the single will peak at #2 for 3wks; then sit at #3 for 2wks @TJShondells
OTD Jun7,1969Beatles#OTD Jun7,1969 The #Beatles with #BillyPreston are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Get Back" for the 3rd week of a 5wk run at #1
OTD Jun7,1969Johnny Cash#OTD Jun7,1969 The 1st #JohnnyCash Show on the #ABC Network in the Ryman Auditorium Nashville. Guests are Bob Dylan & Joni Mitchell @bobdylan @jonimitchell
OTD Jun7,1970 Mungo Jerry#OTD Jun7,1970 #MungoJerry starts a 7wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "In The Summertime" written by Mungo Jerry's lead singer Ray Dorset celebrating the carefree days of summer. The song sold over 6M records
OTD Jun7,1975 Elton John#OTD Jun7,1975 #EltonJohn's album "Captain Fantastic & The Brown Dirt Cowboys" is at #1; the 1st album to enter the US charts at #1. The LP is an autobiographical account of early musical careers of Elton John (Captain Fantastic) & lyricist Bernie Taupin (the Brown Dirt Cowboy)
OTD Jun7,1975 John Denver#OTD Jun7,1975 #JohnDenver is at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Thank God I'm A Country Boy" written by John Martin Sommers. John Denver's 3rd #1 in the US
OTD Jun7,1977 Led Zeppelin#OTD Jun7,1977 #LedZeppelin performs their 1st of 6 sold out nights at Madison Square Garden Led Zeppelin's 11th & final North American tour @TheGarden @ledzeppelin
OTD Jun7,1980 Summer Of '80 Garden Party #OTD Jun7,1980 #BobMarley & Wailers and the Average White Band #AWB with special guest Joe Jackson + the Q'Tips play at The Summer Of '80 Garden Party at the Crystal Concert Bowl @AverageWhiteBnd
OTD Jun7,1980 Gary Numan#OTD Jun7,1980 #GaryNuman peaks at #9 for 3wks on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Cars" written and produced by Gary Numan; he will reach #1 in the UK on Sep16 @numanofficial
OTD Jun7,1980 Lipps Inc#OTD Jun7,1980 #LippsInc is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Funkytown" for the 2nd week of a 4wk run at #1
OTD Jun7,1986 Madonna#OTD Jun7,1986 #Madonna is at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Live To Tell" written by by Patrick Leonard and Madonna. Madonna's 3rd US #1 single; on May4,1986 reaches #2 in the UK @Madonna
OTD Jun7,1993Rock and Roll Hall of Fame#OTD Jun7,1993 In Cleveland, Ohio groundbreaking ceremony at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Attendees such as The Who's Pete Townshend, Chuck Berry, Billy Joel, Sam Phillips,Ruth Brown (the Queen of R&B) attend @rockhall