MARCH 19TH IS THE 78TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS LET’S LAUGH DAY, NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CARAMEL DAY, NATIONAL POULTRY DAY, WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY AND CERTIFIED NURSES DAY.
Former Free guitarist, 26-year-old Paul Kossoff died of heart failure while on a flight across the US. He had been troubled with heart disease most of his life.
Ozzy Osbourne’s rhythm guitarist, 25-year-old Randy Rhoads, was killed when the small plane he was riding in crashed into a house. The plane’s pilot and a female passenger also died. It has often been written that the plane tried to buzz Osbourne’s tour bus, but some of those closest to the band deny that story.
Michael Brown, keyboardist for The Left Banke, died of heart failure at the age of 65. Brown co-wrote the band’s 1966, #14 hit “Walk Away Renee”
Also on this day in 2015
Kenny Loggins appeared on the TV talent show American Idol where he performed his #1 hit, “Footloose”.