Legend:  BTD – Born Today     OTD – On This Day

DateArtist/GroupDescriptionImage
BTD Oct29,1921 Ed Kemmer#BTD Oct29,1921 #EdKemmer RIP actor starred as Commander Buzz Corry in the 1950s TV series #SpacePatrol
BTD Oct29,1943 Don Simpson#BTD Oct29,1943 #DonSimpson RIP producer with #JerryBruckheimer worked on the movies Flashdance, Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun. Films earned over $3 billion
BTD Oct29,1944 Denny Laine#BTD Oct29,1944 #DennyLaine (Brian Hines) singer, songwriter, guitarist The #MoodyBlues 1965 UK & US #1 "Go Now" & #Wings from 1971 to 1981. 1973 US #1 "My Love", 1977 UK #1 "Mull of Kintyre", +18 UK & 23 US Top40s with 6 #1s. 2018 inducted in @rockhall of Fame the Moody Blues
BTD Oct29,1946 Peter Green#BTD Oct29,1946 #PeterGreen (Peter Greenbaum) guitarist, singer, songwriter, the founder of #FleetwoodMac 1969 UK #1 single "Albatross". Left band in 1970. 1998 inducted into the @rockhall of Fame as the founder of Fleetwood Mac
BTD Oct29,1946 Robbie van Leeuwen#BTD Oct29,1946 #RobbievanLeeuwen guitarist, sitarist, main songwriter for The #Motions & #ShockingBlue 1970 US #1 & UK #8 single "Venus"
BTD Oct29,1947 Richard Dreyfuss#BTD Oct29,1947 #RichardDreyfuss actor, starred in many movies, such as #Jaws The Goodbye Girl and What About Bob? #HBday @RichardDreyfuss
BTD Oct29,1948 Kate Jackson#BTD Oct29,1948 #KateJackson (Lucy Kate Jackson) actress, TV shows her 1st major TV roles "Dark Shadows" 1970–71 and 'The Rookies" 1972–76 and best known as Sabrina Duncan on the TV series "Charlie's Angels" 1976–79 and Amanda King in the series "Scarecrow and Mrs. King" 1983–87
BTD Oct29,1948 Rickie Reynolds#BTD Oct29,1948 #RickieReynolds guitarist, 12-string guitar, vocals #BlackOakArkansas 1970's US #1 radio hit single "Jim Dandy To The Rescue"
BTD Oct29,1951 David Paton#BTD Oct29,1951 #DavidPaton guitarist, singer #Pilot 1974 US #5, UK #11 & CAN #1 "Magic", 1975 UK #1 single "January" Formed #Pilot with Ian Bairnson, Billy Lyall and Stuart Tosh
BTD Oct29,1954 Steve Luscombe#BTD Oct29,1954 #SteveLuscombe keyboards for #Blancmange 1982 UK #7 "Living On The Ceiling", +5 UK Top40 singles
BTD Oct29,1955 Kevin Du Brow#BTD Oct29,1955 #KevinDuBrow RIP lead singer #Quietriot 1983 US #1 album "Metal Health", 1983 US #5 single "Cum on Feel the Noize" @QUIETRIOT biggest hit
BTD Oct29,1955 Roger O'Donnell#BTD Oct29,1955 #RogerODonnell keyboards The #Cure 1989 US #2 & UK #18 "Lovesong", +20 UK Top40 singles
BTD Oct29,1957 Dan Castellaneta#BTD Oct29,1957 #DanCastellaneta actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, voice of Homer Simpson on @TheSimpsons also does Grampa Simpson, Krusty the Clown and many others
OTD Oct29,1936 Hank Snow#OTD Oct29,1936 #HankSnow made his first recordings, "Lonesome Blue Yodel" and "Prisoned Cowboy"
OTD Oct29,1957 Bobby Helms#OTD Oct29,1957 #BobbyHelms records the single "Jingle Bell Rock" written by #JoeBeal and #JimBoothe
OTD Oct29,1957 Elvis Presley#OTD Oct29,1957 #ElvisPresley 2nd show at Pan Pacific Auditorium LA. @ElvisPresley warned after show on Oct28 illicit actions. Police show up with movie cameras. Elvis points out that judging cameras are on him. He announces to the fans, "You should have been here last night!"
OTD Oct29,1961 Billy Fury#OTD Oct29,1961 #BillyFury on the cover of #Mirabelle Magazine
OTD Oct29,1961 Cliff Richard#OTD Oct29,1961 #CliffRichard is at #1 on the UK Album Charts with "21 Today" his actual 21st Birthday is Oct21,1961 being born on Oct21,1940
OTD Oct29,1961 Dion#OTD Oct29,1961 #Dion (DiMucci) starts a 2wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Runaround Sue" written by Dion with #ErnieMaresca
OTD Oct29,1962Beatles#OTD Oct29,1962 The #Beatles play their 2nd time on Granada TV "People and Places" they perform songs, "Love Me Do" & "A Taste of Honey"
OTD Oct29,1965Rolling Stones#OTD Oct29,1965 The #RollingStones kick off their 2nd North American tour at the Forum in Montreal, Quebec, #Canada. On this tour, the band supports their album "Out of Our Heads"
OTD Oct29,1966 Van Williams, Bruce Lee#OTD Oct29,1966 #VanWilliams and #BruceLee of The #GreenHornet an action/adventure series on the #ABC Network are featured on the cover of #TVGuide
OTD Oct29,1966? (Question Mark) & the Mysterians, Rudy Martinez#OTD Oct29,1966 The band ? (Question Mark) & the Mysterians are at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "96 Tears" Question Mark is #RudyMartinez
OTD Oct29,1967 Cream#OTD Oct29,1967 #Cream play two shows at the Saville Theatre in London, England, billed as "Sundays At The Saville"
OTD Oct29,1969Paul McCartney#OTD Oct29,1969 The "Rat Subterranean News" magazine publishes the 'Paul is dead' theory & a centerfold #PaulMcCartney death memorial poster
OTD Oct29,1972 Lieutenant Pigeon#OTD Oct29,1972 #LieutenantPigeon is still at #1 UK chart with "Mouldy Old Dough" for the last week of a 4wk run at #1. Frontman #RobWoodward's mom (Hilda) plays piano, the only mother/son act with a UK #1 single
OTD Oct29,1973 John Lennon#OTD Oct29,1973 #JohnLennon releases "Mind Games" the album & the single in the US. The LP will reach #13 in the UK & #9 in the US, where it's certified gold. The single enters the @billboard Hot100 singles chart at #76 on Nov10,1973 and peaks at #18 Dec29
OTD Oct29,1977 Debby Boone#OTD Oct29,1977 #DebbyBoone is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "You Light Up My Life" @debbyboonemedia for the 3rd week of a 10wk run at #1
OTD Oct29,1983 Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton#OTD Oct29,1983 #KennyRogers duet with #DollyParton starts a 2wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Islands In The Stream" The song writers are the @BeeGees @GibbBarry, #RobinGibb, #MauriceGib, @DollyParton & Kenny Rogers
OTD Oct29,1983 Pink Floyd#OTD Oct29,1983 #PinkFloyd LP "The Dark Side of The Moon" is at its 491st week on the @billboard album chart. @pinkfloyd surpassing the #JohnnyMathis album "Johnny Mathis Greatest Hits"
OTD Oct29,1988 Phil Collins#OTD Oct29,1988 #PhilCollins is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Groovy Kind Of Love" @PhilCollinsFeed's last week of a 2wk run at #1