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June 2nd

1967David Bowie releases his self titled debut album in the UK. This is the same day The Beatles, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”, came out. “David Bowie” would later be released in the US in August and was a commercial failure at the time. It would take Bowie two years to release his second album.

1976Wings sets a new world record performing in front of 67,100 fans in Seattle, the largest attendance for an indoor crowd at the time.

1984Wham! had their first No.1 with ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go.’ Written and produced by George Michael. The song was born from a note which Andrew Ridgeley, the other half of Wham!, left for his parents reading “Wake me up up before you go.” The typo inspired the duo to double up the “go”.

2008 – American guitarist and singer Bo Diddley (Ellas Otha Bates) dies at the age of 79 of heart failure at his home in Archer, Florida. The legendary singer and performer influenced artists from Buddy Holly to Bruce Springsteen, The Rolling Stones and U2.

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