Guitarist Neal Schon of Journey and Santana fame is 63.
Singer Johnny Van Zandt of Lynyrd Skynyrd is 58.
On this day in 1967, Pink Floyd recorded their debut single, "Arnold Layne." Based on the true story of a man arrested for stealing women's underwear off of clothes lines (three years before The Kinks recorded "Lola"), the single eventually sold tens of copies.
On this day in 1971, Janis Joplin's posthumous "Pearl" album hit #1 for the first of nine weeks.
On this day in 1971, George Harrison's "What Is Life" entered the singles charts on its way to #10.
On this day in 1977, Rolling Stone Keith Richards got busted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, who found 22 grams of heroin, five grams of cocaine and drug paraphernalia in his Toronto hotel suite. Talk about your wicked room service!
On this day in 1988, driven by the hit single "New Sensation," INXS's "Kick" album hit #3 for the first of four weeks.
On this day in 2003, pioneering children's TV host Fred "Mister Rogers" died of cancer at age 74.
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It was Benjamin Franklin who said: "He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else."
It was G. K. Chesterton who said: "The reformer is always right about what is wrong. He is generally wrong about what is right."
It was Shirley MacLaine who said: "It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk or running for office."
It was Martin Luther King, Jr. who said: "We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now."