APRIL 23RD IS THE 113TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS GERMAN BEER DAY, INTERNATIONAL NOSE PICKING DAY, MOVIE THEATRE DAY, NATIONAL CHERRY CHEESECAKE DAY, NATIONAL LOST DOG AWARENESS DAY, NATIONAL PICNIC DAY, SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS’ DAY, SLAY A DRAGON DAY, TALK LIKE SHAKESPEARE DAY ,AND WORLD LABORATORY DAY.
Mama Cass Elliot collapses before an appearance on The Tonight Show where she had been scheduled to host the program. She was later taken to hospital on a stretcher.
Dexys Midnight Runners went to the top of the Billboard singles chart with “Come On Eileen”, the group’s only US #1.
Roy Orbison celebrated his 52nd birthday at a Bruce Springsteen concert, during which the audience sang “Happy Birthday” to him.
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora was sentenced to three years probation after admitting to driving under the influence of alcohol.