Legend: BTD – Born Today OTD – On This Day

BTD Jun23,1400 Johannes Gutenberg#BTD Jun23,1400 #JohannesGutenberg RIP inventor, printer, publisher introduced printing to Europe. 1455 Gutenberg completed his 42-line Bible
BTD Jun23,1929 June Carter#BTD Jun23,1929 #JuneCarter (Valerie June Carter) RIP Country singer, guitarist, banjo, harmonica 1964 US Country #4 & UK #28 "It Ain't Me Babe", 1967 US Country #2 "Jackson", +5 Country Top40s & solo 1971 US Country #27 "A Good Man" & won 5 Grammys. The wife of Johnny Cash
BTD Jun23,1937 Niki Sullivan#BTD Jun23,1937 #NikiSullivan RIP guitar, singer, original member of #BuddyHolly's backing group The #Crickets 1957 US & UK #1 That'll Be the Day. After The Crickets Dec1,1957 gig on The Ed Sullivan Show, Niki left the group. 2012 inducted in @rockhall of Fame with the Crickets
BTD Jun23,1940 Adam Faith#BTD Jun23,1940 #AdamFaith (Terence Nelhams-Wright) RIP singer, actor 1959 UK #1 "What Do You Want", 1960 UK #1 "Poor Me", +22 other UK Top40 singles with 7 in the Top5
BTD Jun23,1941 Robert Hunter#BTD Jun23,1941 #RobertHunter (Robert Burns) RIP lyricist, singer, songwriter worked with the #GratefulDead 1987 US #9 & #1 Mainstream Rock "Touch of Grey" & Hunter collaborated with Bob Dylan on multiple occasions. 1994 inducted into the @rockhall of Fame with the Grateful Dead
BTD Jun23,1944 Rosetta Hightower#BTD Jun23,1944 #RosettaHightower (Also known as Rosetta Hightower Green) RIP lead singer of the 1960s group The #Orlons 1962 US #2 "The Wah-Watusi", 1962 US #4 "Don't Hang Up", 1963 US #3 "South Street"
BTD Jun23,1948 Myles Goodwyn#BTD Jun23,1948 #MylesGoodwyn (Miles Francis Goodwin) #Canadian producer, guitarist, lead singer, main songwriter, founding member of #AprilWine 1972 CAN #2 & US #32, You Could Have Been a Lady, +20 CAN Top40s; longest member of April Wine @AprilWineBand #HBday
BTD Jun23,1956 Randy Jackson#BTD Jun23,1956 #RandyJackson (Randall Darius Jackson) bass guitarist, producer, judge on the original American Idol; 1986-1987 musician with #Journey #HBday @YO_RANDYJACKSON
OTD Jun23,1951 Nat King Cole#OTD Jun23,1951 #NatKingCole starts a 5wk run at #1 on the US Top40 Singles chart with "Too Young" written by Sidney Lippman with lyrics by Sylvia Dee. The Nat King Cole single will become the #1 song of the year on the US charts
OTD Jun23,1956Jimmy Durante#OTD Jun23,1956 The #JimmyDurante Show airs for the last time. The sitcom/variety show ran on the NBC network from 1954 to 1956, then on CBS during 1957 and sponsored by Old Gold cigarettes. Durante a popular singer, actor from the 1920s until the 1970s
OTD Jun23,1960 Eddie Cochran#OTD Jun23,1960 #EddieCochran starts a 2wk run at #1 on the UK Singles Chart with "Three Steps To Heaven" written by Eddie Cochran and his brother Bob Cochran. A posthumous #1, Eddie was killed 3 months earlier on Apr17,1960 in a car crash
OTD Jun23,1960Pat Boone#OTD Jun23,1960 The ABC Network airs the Chevy Showroom for the last time. Singer #PatBoone is the host at the age of 23. Boone hosted the show for 115 episodes from 1957–1960 @Pat_Boone
OTD Jun23,1962 Ray Charles#OTD Jun23,1962 #RayCharles is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "I Can't Stop Loving You" for the 4th week of a 5wk run at #1
OTD Jun23,1962 Ray Charles#OTD Jun23,1962 #RayCharles starts a 14wk run at #1 on the US album chart with "Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music" Musicians: Ray Charles piano, vocals, producer; Hank Crawford alto saxophone; Gil Fuller, Gerald Wilson arrangements band; Marty Paich arrangements strings
OTD Jun23,1962Beatles#OTD Jun23,1962 The #Beatles are playing at Victory Memorial Hall, Northwich 25mi SE of Liverpool, promoter Lewis Buckley books dances, so the group hopes to impress
OTD Jun23,1963Beatles#OTD Jun23,1963 The #Beatles tape an appearance on the UK ABC Network program "Lucky Stars: Summer Spin"
OTD Jun23,1965Yardbirds#OTD Jun23,1965 The #Yardbirds appear at The City Hall, Salisbury, England, admission is 10 shillings ($1.40)
OTD Jun23,1966Beatles#OTD Jun23,1966 The #Beatles start a 2wk run at #1 on the UK Singles Chart; Beatles 10th consecutive UK #1 single with "Paperback Writer" written primarily by Paul McCartney; credited to Lennon–McCartney and B-side "Rain" written by John Lennon; credited to Lennon–McCartney
OTD Jun23,1967Beatles#OTD Jun23,1967 The #Beatles are in recording Studio 3 at #EMI with another recording session. Recording orchestra overdubs for "All You Need Is Love" written by John Lennon; credited to Lennon–McCartney
OTD Jun23,1968Small Faces#OTD Jun23,1968 The #SmallFaces start a 6wk run at #1 on the UK album chart with "Ogden's Nut Gone Flake" Small Faces Personnel: Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenney Jones and Ian McLagan
OTD Jun23,1973 George Harrison#OTD Jun23,1973 #GeorgeHarrison reaches #1 on the US album charts with "Living in the Material World" Personnel: George Harrison, Nicky Hopkins, Gary Wright, Klaus Voormann, Jim Keltner, Ringo Starr, Jim Horn, Zakir Hussain, John Barham, Leon Russell, Jim Gordon and Pete Ham
OTD Jun23,1973 Paul McCartney and Wings#OTD Jun23,1973 #PaulMcCartney and #Wings are still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "My Love" for the last week of a 4wk run at #1
OTD Jun23,1974 Charles Aznavour#OTD Jun23,1974 #CharlesAznavour (considered France's Frank Sinatra) starts a 4wk run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "She" written by Charles Aznavour and Herbert Kretzmer. The song was written in English as a theme tune for the British TV series "Seven Faces of Woman"
OTD Jun23,1975 Alice Cooper#OTD Jun23,1975 #AliceCooper falls from the stage & breaks 6 ribs in Vancouver, British Columbia #Canada during his "Welcome To My Nightmare" tour @alicecooper
OTD Jun23,1975 Bob Marley#OTD Jun23,1975 #BobMarley & The #Wailers start their 1st of 14 shows over 7 nights at Paul's Mall #Jazz Workshop Boston, MA the "Natty Dread Tour"
OTD Jun23,1976 Paul McCartney and Wings#OTD Jun23,1976 #PaulMcCartney & #Wings play their last date on the "Wings Over America" tour at the Forum in Los Angeles
OTD Jun23,1979 Donna Summer#OTD Jun23,1979 #DonnaSummer is back at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "Hot Stuff" for the last week of her latest 2wk run at #1. Already a #1 on Jun2 for 1wk. Eventually staying at #1 for 3 total weeks
OTD Jun23,1984 Duran Duran#OTD Jun23,1984 #DuranDuran starts a 2wk run at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "The Reflex" written by Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Andy Taylor and Nick Rhodes. Duran Duran's first US #1
OTD Jun23,1990 Roxette#OTD Jun23,1990 #Roxette is still at #1 on the @billboard Hot100 Singles Chart with "It Must Have Been Love" for the last week of a 2wk run at #1 @TheRealRoxette
OTD Jun23,2009 Ed McMahon#OTD Jun23,2009 #EdMcMahon (Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr) dies at the age of 86. Actor, host McMahon was Johnny Carson's sidekick on The Tonight Show from 1962-1992. McMahon was also the host of the TV show Star Search
OTD Jun23,2011 Peter Falk#OTD Jun23,2011 #PeterFalk RIP dies at the age of 83. Actor film/TV, movies such as 1961 Murder, Inc, 1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods; TV 1965–66 The Trials of O'Brien, 1968–03 Columbo as Lt Columbo. 1st actor to be nominated for an Oscar & Emmy in same year 1961 @TheAcademy @TheEmmys
OTD Jun23,2015 Dick Van Patten#OTD Jun23,2015 #DickVanPatten RIP actor dies at the age of 86. A comic character actor in TV series "Eight is Enough" as Tom Bradford and The "Love Boat" as ONeil the Doctor and a commentator for the World Series of Poker from 1993 to 1995