FEBRUARY 12: The Daily Flashback

February 12th, 2018, 10:00 am by Greg

1956: Screamin’ Jay Hawkins recorded “I Put a Spell on You.”
1967: Police raided Keith Richards’ Redlands estate, where they discovered “various substances of a suspicious nature” and arrested him along with Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull.
1974: Iconic NYC club the Bottom Line opened its doors for the first time.
1981: Rush released Moving Pictures.
1989: Tiny Tim declared his candidacy for mayor of New York City.
1997: David Bowie was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2015: Weird Al Yankovic became the first-ever guest editor at MAD Magazine when it is announced that he would assist with issue #533.

BIRTHDAYS
1914: Tex Beneke
1939: Ray Manzarek
1950: Steve Hackett
1952: Michael McDonald

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DEATHS
200: Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
2005: Sammi Smith
2017: Al Jarreau

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