APRIL 10TH IS THE 100TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS DAY, GOLFER’S DAY,NATIONAL FARM ANIMALS DAY, SAFETY PIN DAY, SALVATION ARMY FOUNDERS’ DAY AND SIBLINGS DAY.
The Beatles’ original bass player, 22-year-old Stuart Sutcliffe, died of a brain hemorrhage. Sutcliffe was included in the band because he had the equipment and place to rehearse, although he couldn’t play very well.
Peter Frampton went to #1 on the Billboard album chart with “Frampton Comes Alive”. The LP would stay on the chart for 97 weeks and sell over 6 million copies
A charity tribute concert for the late Linda McCartney was held at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Among the performers were Paul McCartney, Chrissie Hynde, anf George Michael among others.
Doors singer Jim Morrison is dragged off stage by keyboardist Ray Manzarek during a concert in Boston, when Morrison screams to the audience, ‘Would you like to see my you-know-what? Theater management quickly switched off the power.