The Hollywood sign was erected in 1923 – it originally read “Hollywoodland”.

Eric Clapton released his version of ‘I Shot the Sheriff’ in 1974.

Duran Duran’s ‘A View to kill’ became the first James Bond film theme to reach number one in 1985.

And on the same day in 1985 more than a billion people tuned in to watch the 1985 Live Aid Concerts, which raised more than 100-million dollars for famine relief.

Today’s Birthdays:

DJ Fatboy Slim turns 53 (1963)


Actor and director Cameron Crowe is 59 (1957) 

Actor Harrison Ford turns 74 (1942)

And Patrick Stewart is 76 (1940)