Celebrating 15 November

Birthdays

1928 – C. W. McCall, truck-themed country artist

1932 – Petula Clark, legend

1934 – Peter Dickinson, English composer

1941 – Rick Kemp, bassist, Steeleye Span

1942 – Daniel Barenboim, pianist and composer

1945 – Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Abba

1949 – Steve Fossen, bassist, Heart

1953 – Alexander O'Neal, US singer

1955 – Joe Leeway, Thompson Twins

1956 – Michael Hampton, funk-rock guitarist, Funkadelic

1974 – Chad Kroeger, guitarist, Nickelback

1972 – Dougie Payne, bassist, Travis

1973 – Adina Howard, US singer

1975 – Faye Tozer, Steps

1975 – Travis Barker, drummer, Blink-182

1982 – Joy Williams, US singer/songwriter

1988 – B.o.B (Bobby Ray Simmons Jr.), US rapper

Died on this day

1991 – Jacques Morali, founder, The Village People (born 1947)

2016 – Mose Allison, jazz and blues musician (born 1927)

2017 – Lil Peep, US rapper (born 1996)

2018 – Roy Clark, US country musician (born 1933)

And on this day in...

1965 – The Rolling Stones made their US TV debut

2000Michael Abram, who had attacked George and Olivia Harrison at their home in Henley in 1999, was cleared of attempted                      murder. He was however remanded into secure care (from which he was released after treatment in 2002).

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