Aussie Harold Getty and American Wiley Post left New York in 1931 on the first flight around the world in a single engine plane.

In 1975, rocker Alice Cooper fell off stage in Vancouver and broke 6 ribs.

A couple of one hit wonders were released on this day in 1979: the Charlie Daniel’s Band with “Devil Went Down To Georgia” and The Knack with “My Sharona”.

A hit for Van Halen in 1984 with the release of Panama.

And TV kings Aaron Spelling died in 2006 – he was 83.

Today’s birthdays: 


Melissa Rauch, from The Big Bang Theory, turns 36 (1980)

Jason Mraz turns 39 (1977)

Actress (1972)

Actress Frances McDormand is 59 (1957)

And Actor Bryan Brown is 69 (1947)