Hello again, Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to one of Not Now Silly‘s favourite artists: Thomas Wright Waller, better known to Jazz aficionados as simply Fats Waller. Here are some of ...
Howdy, Headliners. Today’s birthday belongs to Pete Townshend, of The Who. Among the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1535 – French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to ...
Welcome back, Headliners. Today’s birthday belongs to one of my favourite artists, Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, better known to his fans as Taj Mahal. Among the other Headlines Du Jour ...
Hiya, Headliners.Today’s birthday belongs to folksinger Donovan, who occasionally sang about the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 70 – Siege of Jerusalem: Titus, son of emperor Vespasian, opens a full-scale assault ...
Heya, Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to Teresa Brewer, who knew a thing or two about the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 351 – The Jewish revolt against Constantius Gallus breaks out. ...
Hello again, Headliners. Today’s birthday belongs to saxophonist Ace Cannon. Here are some other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1494 – Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Jamaica and claims ...
Hey there, Headliners. Today’s birthday belongs to Mother of the Blues, “Ma” Rainey, named Gertrude Malissa Nix Pridgett at birth. Here are some other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1564 – ...
Howdy, Headliners. Today’s birthday belongs to Roy Orbison. Among the other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear include: 1016 – Edmund Ironside succeeds his father Æthelred the Unready as king of England. 1348 ...
On the day Richard Nixon died, 21 years ago today, I happened to be visiting the United States from my home in Canada. Coincidentally, I was wearing my blue jean jacket ...
Hey there, Headliners! Today’s birthday boy is fellow Detroiter, James Newell Osterberg, Jr., aka Iggy Pop and Iggy Stooge. Here are some of the other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 753 ...
Hello, Headline Hunters! Today’s birthday belongs to Dr. Frank-N-Furter, aka Tim Curry. Here are some of the other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1770 – Captain James Cook, still holding ...
Hiya, Headliners. Today’s birthday belongs to Python & Rutle, Eric Idle. Here are some of the other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1461 – Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton ...

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