2014 –Do They Know It’s Christmas? by Band Aid 30 became the UK Number One Single, for just one week. The 4th incarnation of the classic charity single included artists including One Direction, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Chris Martin of Coldplay and U2’s Bono.
2001 – George Harrison of The Beatles died from lung cancer at a friend’s home in Los Angeles.
1980 – Super Trouper by ABBA began a 3 week spell at the top of the UK Singles Chart. The song was ABBA’s ninth (and final) No. 1 single in the UK.
Previous Albums Of The Day
The 1974 Eric Clapton LP 461 Ocean Boulevard was Slowhand’s return following a 3-year heroin addiction. Includes hit single I Shot the Sheriff. ericclapton.com
Born On This Day Supergroup