JUNE 10TH IS THE 161ST DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS BALLPOINT PEN DAY, MOM’S EQUAL PAY DAY, NATIONAL HERB AND SPICE DAY AND NATIONAL ICED TEA DAY.
A Jethro Tull concert in Denver is disrupted by police who fire tear gas to quiet the 10,000 plus crowd. The band plays on, even though keyboardist John Evans can’t see his piano through the gas.
Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta teamed up to take “You’re The One That I Want” to the top of the Billboard chart.
Ray Charles passed away at the age of 73. During his 45 year career, Ray appeared on the US Pop charts 77 times, with 33 of those songs making the Top 40.
Former Journey lead singer Steve Perry revealed that he had recently undergone treatment for melanoma and that his prognosis was good.