june 5 for lgbtq2

1964

‘Liza Jane’ became the first recording to be released as a single by David Bowie (but under the name Davie Jones with the King Bees). Despite promoting the single on the television shows Juke Box Jury, Ready Steady Go! and The Beat Room, and receiving good radio coverage, the single sold poorly and the band was subsequently dropped from the label Vocalion Pop.  Jones later became David Bowie to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees.

1987

The annual Prince’s Trust Rock Gala charity event was held for the fifth time at Wembley Arena in London. Highlights included George Harrison performing “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” with Eric Clapton, and Ringo Starr’s version of “With A Little Help From My Friends,” featuring Jeff Lynne. Other performers included Elton John, Phil Collins, Bryan Adams, Dave Edmunds, Boy George, and Ben E. King.

2010

In Palm Beach, Florida, Elton John performed at the wedding of talk show host Rush Limbaugh, as he married his fourth wife, Kathryn Rogers.

2016

The four members of ABBA performed alongside one another for the first time since 1982 at a private gala to mark 50 years since songwriting duo Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson met for the first time in Stockholm. The impromptu performance reportedly began when Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstadon recited their 1980 hit “Me and I” as a tribute to Andersson and Ulvaeus, before the two others joined in and made the reunion official.

2021

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/jun/05/stonewall-trans-debate-toxic-gender-identityStonewall is at centre of a toxic debate on trans rights and gender identity | Transgender | The GuardianSome have called the LGBT rights charity extremist, others say it’s on the right side of historywww.theguardian.com

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