Nelson Riddle is born in Oradell, New Jersey. He’ll become famous as the orchestrator and arranger behind countless hits for Capitol Records artists like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee, and – decades later – Linda Ronstadt.
Noël Coward‘s classic “Mad Dogs And Englishmen” is performed for the first time in public by Beatrice Lillie in The Third Little Show at the Music Box Theatre, New York.
June 1, 1956
Doris Day signed a five-year recording contract with Columbia Records worth $1 million. By late June, “Whatever Will Be, Will Be” (Que Sera, Sera) entered the US charts and eventually climbed to number 2 for a three week stay.
June 1, 1963
Four weeks after it entered the Billboard chart, 17 year old Lesley Gore‘s “It’s My Party” hit the number one spot. It was a song that was chosen for her by Quincy Jones, then a staff producer for Mercury Records, who had seen Leslie sing for the first time just a few weeks earlier.
June 1, 1967
David Bowie released his self titled debut studio album. Two singles were released from the album, ‘Rubber Band’ and ‘The Laughing Gnome’. The album’s failure cost Bowie his record contract with Deram Records who dropped him in April 1968.
Wham! had #1 with “Everything She Wants”
Cher released the comeback single “If I Could Turn Back Time”.
Caitlyn Jenner, former OlympianBruce Jenner after gender transitioning, was pictured on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine
Tabbing Through the Tabloids: Bruce/Belinda Jenner
The Jenner Transition: From Butch to Cait
Dear Jenner: Return the Medals
Elvisworld: Gender and Jenner
Jenner: Costume, Caricature and Legit Commentary
Jenner is not a hero, but is in community
Romances: Linda Thompson
Elton John ‘Put the Hours In’ to Get Noticed For Cocaine Use
Ultimate Classic Rock–May 31, 2020Bernie was one of the people who tried to tell me to stop doing drugs and I wouldn’t listen, but he stuck by me and never gave up on me.” John …Elton John Jokes About The ‘Herculean Effort’ He Put Into His …
ETCanada.com–May 30, 2020
Impersonators and soundalikes vs tributs