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The month of June is just about to be over and It’s time Rock Till Ya Drop On June 29th. From R Kelly To Bruce Springsteen,  Let’s rock the history books, Ya Wanna?

History For June 19th

2022 – R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison for using his celebrity status to sexually abuse children and women.
2020 – Singer and songwriter Benny Mardones died at age 73
2019 – Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler was taken to hospital after stabbing himself.
2016 – Elvis Presley’s daughter Lisa Marie filed for divorce from her fourth husband, Michael Lockwood, just months after the couple celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary
2004 – Courtney Love was reprimanded by Los Angeles Judge Melissa Jackson for turning up five hours late to a hearing.
2002 – Singer and actress Rosemary Clooney died of lung cancer
2000 – Eminem mother went to court claiming defamation of character in a $10 million dollar civil suit, after taking exception to the line “My mother smokes more dope than I do” from her son’s single ‘My Name Is’.
1999 – Michael Jackson suffered severe bruising after falling over 50 feet when a bridge collapsed during a concert at Munich’s Olympic stadium
1988 – Brenda Richie, the wife of Lionel Richie was arrested in Beverly Hills, California after allegedly hitting the singer and a young woman after she found them in bed together. She was released on $5,000 bail and charges against her were eventually dropped.
1985 – David Bowie and Mick Jagger recorded a version of the Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 1964 hit ‘Dancing In The Street’ for the forthcoming Live Aid fundraising event
1985 – John Lennon‘s 1965 Rolls-Royce Phantom V limousine, with psychedelic paintwork, sold for a record sum of $3,006,385
1984 – Bruce Springsteen kicked off the first leg of his Born in the USA Tour with a three night run at the Civic Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Springsteen would play a total of 156 shows ending on October 2, 1985 in Los Angeles.

Happy Birthday To You

1953 – Dokken frontman and namesake Don Dokken

1953 – Men at Work frontman Colin Hay is born in Kilwinning, Scotland

1960 – Disco singer Evelyn “Champagne” King

1978 – Nicole Scherzinger of The Pussycat Dolls

1948 – Ian Paice, the drummer of Deep Purple

  • Benny Mardones

    In 2020, Singer and songwriter Benny Mardones died at age 73

  • Eminem

    In 2000, Eminem’s mother went to court claiming defamation of character in a $10 million dollar civil suit, after taking exception to the line “My mother smokes more dope than I do” from her son’s single ‘My Name Is’.

  • Bowie and Jagger

    In 1985, David Bowie and Mick Jagger recorded a version of the Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 1964 hit ‘Dancing In The Street’ for the forthcoming Live Aid fundraising event

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