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    Trivia : On this day April 11th ........ & you thought today was just an ordinary day ? !!

    Famous stars born today include:

    Bob Harris, BBC DJ & TV presenter 'The Old Grey Whistle Test', Neville Staples from The Specials, Stuart Adamson, guitarist and vocalist with Skids, (died on December 16th 2001). UK singer Lisa Stansfield, Welsh singer Cerys Matthews (Catatonia), Delroy Pearson from 5 Star and UK singer Joss Stone.

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    On This Day:

    1956, Travelling from Amarillo to Nashville, the plane that Elvis Presley was flying on developed engine trouble and was forced to make an emergency landing. The incident created a fear of flying for Presley.

    1961, Bob Dylan played his first live gig in New York City at Gerde's Folk City, opening for John Lee Hooker.

    1965, performing at the New Musical Express poll winners concert, at London's Wembley Empire Pool, England, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Tom Jones, Freddie and the Dreamers, The Animals, The Kinks, Herman's Hermits, Moody Blues, Them, Cilla Black, The Seekers and Donovan.

    1988, Cher won an Academy Award for best actress for her work in 'Moonstruck.'

    1991, Paula Abdul held a press conference in Hollywood to deny allegations that backing vocalist Yvete Marine had sung un-credited lead parts on Paula's 'Forever Your Girl' LP.

    1992, Def Leppard scored their second UK No.1 album with 'Adrenalize' the follow-up to the multi million selling 'Hysteria' album.

    1994, Oasis released their first single 'Supersonic'; it peaked at No.31 on the UK charts.

    2001, Robbie Williams raised £165,000 at a charity auction with the money going to his old school in Stoke to build a performing arts block. The items sold were Robbie's personal possessions, including a toilet from a stage show, a Union Jack bikini, Tiger's head briefs, a Millennium jet pack and the hand written lyrics to 'Angels' which sold for £27,000.

    '1961, Bob Dylan played his first live gig in New York City at Gerde's Folk City, opening for John Lee Hooker.'

    oh man!!!! 47 years ago and he's still gigging

    And Jeremy Clarkson's birhtday too...48

    my birthday today too

    queenlush;1875270

    my birthday today too



    Happy birthday, have a good 'un!!!:-D

    happy birthday queenlush...also my dad's bday

    thanks i intend too lol...off on the town (oldest swinger tho) lol

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    queenlush;1875270

    my birthday today too



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    queenlush;1875270

    my birthday today too



    Happy Birthday to you!!! :thumbsup:
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