This Day In Music History
1968 – In London, David Bowie makes his debut with the Lindsay Kemp mime troupe in Pierrot in Turquoise.
1978 – Paul Simonon and Nicky Headon were arrested in Camden Town, London after shooting down racing pigeons with air guns from the roof of Chalk Farm Studios. Four police cars and a helicopter were required to make the arrest. Their fines totalled $1,360.
1991 – Gloria Estefan started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Coming Out Of The Dark’, a No.25 hit in the UK.
2000 – Mungo Jerry singer Ray Dorset was ordered to pay a former employee $1,054 in back wages after a tribunal heard he had harassed her after she left his company. Dorset told the court he had paid her double pay by mistake for ten months.