This Day In Music History
1963 – Little Stevie Wonder starts his three week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Fingertips part II’. At the age of 13, this makes him the youngest singer to top the charts. It was also, the first live, non-studio recording to reach number one on the singles chart in since Johnny Standley’s 1952 comic monologue ‘It’s in the Book’.
1972 – Paul McCartney and wife at the time Linda are arrested and fined for possession of marijuana in a drug bust after a concert in Sweden.
1985 – Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran is trapped for twenty minutes under the hull of his boat after it overturned while racing off the English coast. Le Bon and 5 other crew members were then air lifted to safety by the Royal Navy.
2002 – Lisa Marie Presley and Nicolas Cage tie the knot at a resort in Hawaii. The marriage was Presley’s third. She was married previously to musician Danny Keough and Michael Jackson, however, Cage quickly files for divorce just four months later.