In 1943, The Doors' Jim Morrison was born.

http://youtu.be/DKbPUzhWeeI

 

In 1956, guitarist Warren Cuccurullo (Frank Zappa, Missing Persons, Duran Duran) was born.

http://youtu.be/1WDly1Oc_P4

 

In 1969, Jimi Hendrix, on trial in Canada on drug possession charges, told the jury that he had now 'outgrown' drugs. They found the guitarist not guilty.

http://youtu.be/5OJqYCgl1z0

 

In 1977,a riot broke out when Blondie didn't arrive for a gig in Brisbane, Australia. Four people were arrested.

http://youtu.be/zdhsbBDYOj4

 

In 1980, 25 year old Mark Chapman shot John Lennon five times outside the building in New York City where John.

http://youtu.be/U6tV11acSRk

 

In 1995, Courtney Love appeared on the ABC TV show '10 Most Fascinating People', telling the presenter that she wished she had done 'eight thousand million things differently' to have prevented the death of her husband Kurt Cobain.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2b0jtX8YWI4&feature=share&list=PL2YoxCjIxNkoZWPYrXhoDsocHfUJxvetS

 

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