Saturday, June 25, 2011

Farrah Fawcett

On June 25th, 1951, the first commercial color telecast took place as CBS transmitted a one-hour special from New York to four other cities.
In 1967, The Beatles recorded "All You Need Is Love" live on the "Our World" program, which was seen worldwide.
In 1969, Mick Taylor made his first concert appearance with the Rolling Stones. He replaced Brian Jones, who was found dead at his home about a week later.
In 1984, Prince released his "Purple Rain" album.
Also in 1984, Patti Scialfa joined Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band as a backup singer, four days before the "Born in the USA" tour began.
In 1988, Debbie Gibson became the youngest artist to ever write, produce and perform a number-one hit, when "Foolish Beat" hit the top of the charts. She graduated from high school the next day.
In 1992, Billy Joel received his high school diploma. Twenty-five years earlier, he had overslept and missed his English and gym finals.
In 1995, Pearl Jam canceled their tour because of an ongoing battle with Ticketmaster. They objected that the business had a monopoly and charged fans too big a surcharge on concert tickets.
In 1997, actor Jim Carrey and actress Lauren Holly split up. They had been married for ten months.
In 2006, Nicole Kidman married Keith Urban in Sydney, Australia.
In 2009, Michael Jackson died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles. He was 50.
Also in 2009, Farrah Fawcett died of cancer outside Los Angeles. She was 62.

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