Actor Richard Harris – the first Dumbledore – released MacArthur Park in 1968.

Monty Python was officially formed in 1969.

Steeley Dan released ‘Ricky Don’t Lose that Number’ in 1974.

In 1981 reggae musician Bob Marley died of cancer. 

And in 2009, Boy George was released from a UK prison after serving four months of a 15-month sentence for falsely imprisoning a male escort at his London home.

Today’s birthdays:

Blac Chyna turns 28 (1988)

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Holly Valance is 33 (1983)

Champion basketballer Lauren Jackson is 34 (1981)

And Eric Burden from The Animals is 75 (1941)