In 1962 actress Marilyn Monroe performed a sultry rendition of “Happy Birthday” to John F. Kennedy.

In 1978, Dire Straits released their first single, “Sultans Of Swing”.

A rock milestone in 1984, when Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon celebrated 10 years on the Billboard Albums chart.

Sex in the City’s Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick married in 1997.

And Former Prime Minister John Gorton passed away in 2002.

Today’s birthdays:


Author Jodi Picoult turns 50 (1966)

James Reyne is 59 (1957)

Ex AC/DC drummer, Phil Rudd, turns 62 (1954)

And The Who’s Pete Townshend is 71 (1945) 

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