JUNE 29: The Daily Flashback

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1928: The Winterland Ballroom opened in San Francisco.
1956: Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller were married.
1957: Buddy Holly recorded the song “Peggy Sue.”
1963: Del Shannon’s cover of The Beatles’ “From Me to You” enters Billboard’s Hot 100 at No. 96, becoming the first Lennon-McCartney composition to chart in America.
1969: On the last day of the Denver Pop Festival, the Jimi Hendrix Experience played their final concert.
1974: Neil Peart replaced John Rutsey as Rush’s drummer.
1976: The Memphis City Council voted to change Elvis’ home street, Highway 51 South, to Elvis Presley Boulevard.
1987: Tiffany released her self-titled debut album.
1995: Hawking for Pizza Hut, Ringo Starr’s first TV commercial debuted in the US.
2007: The first generation Apple iPhone went on sale.
2011: The state of Nevada passed the first law that permitted the operation of autonomous cars on public roads.

BIRTHDAYS
1901: Nelson Eddy
1910: Frank Loesser
1911: Bernard Herrmann
1919: Slim Pickens
1942: Gilberto Gil
1943: Roger Ruskin Spear
1944: Gary Busey
1945: Little Eva
1948: Ian Paice
1951: Billy Hinsche
1953: Colin Hay
1960: Evelyn “Champagne” King
1972: DJ Shadow

DEATHS
1969: Shorty Long
1975: Tim Buckley
1979: Lowell George
1998: Horst Jankowski
2002: Rosemary Clooney

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