Elvis Presley scored his first chart-topper, with ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ in 1956. The song spent eight weeks at number one.

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After 37 weeks at the top of the US charts, Michael Jackson’s Thriller fell to third spot on this day in 1984.

100-thousand Chinese students gathered in Tiananmen Square in 1989, demanding greater democratic freedom.

Singer Nina Simone died in France in 2003, aged 70.

And Chrissy Amphlett passed away after a battle with breast cancer in 2013.

 

Today’s Birthdays: 

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The Cure’s Robert Smith is 57 (1959)

Actress Andie McDowell is 58 (1958)

Iggy Pop is 69 (1947)

And The Queen is 90 (1926)

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