April 6th

1968 - Pink Floyd announced founder Syd Barrett had officially left the group. Barrett was suffering from psychiatric disorders compounded by drug use.

1971 - Carly Simon was introduced to James Taylor after her show at the Troubadour, Los Angeles. The couple married on 3rd November 1972.

1979 - Rod Stewart married actor George Hamilton's ex-wife Alana Hamilton in Beverly Hills, California.

1984 - Guitarist Steve Van Zandt announces that he's amicably leaving the E Street Band to pursue solo projects.

1997 - The Michael Jackson film Captain EO has its final performance at Disneyland.

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