FEBRUARY 6TH IS THE 37TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS NATIONAL CHOPSTICKS DAY, LAME DUCK DAY, NATIONAL FROZEN YOGURT DAY AND RONALD REAGAN DAY.
In a rare feat, a Country song crossed over to the Pop charts and became the best-selling single in America when Lynn Anderson’s “Rose Garden” climbed to the top of the Cash Box hit parade.
After experiencing a succession of violent headaches, Spandau Ballet’s Martin Kemp had an emergency operation in London to remove a brain tumor.
Surrounded by his family, Carl Wilson, lead guitarist and vocalist for The Beach Boys, died of lung cancer at the age of 51.
Gary Moore, guitarist for the influential Irish rock band Thin Lizzy was found dead in his hotel room in Spain following a suspected heart attack. He was 58.