June 6th: On this Day

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Giu 6 2006, 9:04

2003, A High court judge in London ruled that rap lyrics should be treated as a foreign language after admitting that he was unsure of the meaning of 'shizzle my nizzle' and 'mish mish man.' The court battle was over a copyright issue between the Ant'ill Mob and the Heartless Crew who had used the lyrics on a remix.

2002, Dee Dee Ramone guitarist with The Ramones died in Los Angeles of a drug overdose aged 49.

1999, Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Everybody's Free To Wear Sunscreen'.

1996, Inventor William Palmer died. He invented the magnetic tape recorder; before this music had been cut direct to record.

1986, A&R man Dick Rowe died of diabetes. Rowe became famous for not signing The Beatles to Decca records and made the classic quote 'Nobody cares about guitar groups anymore.' He did however sign The Rolling Stones to Decca.

1971, John & Yoko jammed live on stage with Frank Zappa at The Filmore East in New York.

1970, Born on this day, James Shaffer, guitar, Korn, (1998 UK No.23 single 'Got The Life', 1998 US No.1 album 'Follow The Leader').

1969, Born on this day, Me (no, not that me... I meant me)

1961, Born on this day, Tom Araya, vocals, bass, Slayer, (1995 UK No.50 single 'Serenity In Murder').

1960, Born on this day, Steve Vai, guitarist, Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth, Whitesnake, (1987 US No.1 & UK No.9 single 'Here I Go Again').

1944, Born on this day, Clarence White, guitar, The Byrds, (1965 UK & US No.1 single 'Mr Tambourine Man'). White died on July 14th 1973.


This information was taken from:

http://www.thisdayinmusic.com

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  • Serpent_axed

    1969, Born on this day, ME (no, not that me... I meant me) Pat yourself on the back and give yourself a handshake! Sing ... and Rejoice!

    Giu 6 2006, 23:40
  • Mayr

    I know I already sent you some birthday love on the right day, but this makes it on the record here. Happy birthday, uh, yesterday. :) Hope someone helped you with all them candles. ;)

    Giu 8 2006, 3:29
  • freeloosedirt

    Thanks for the list. Also born on 6/6/6x was my former college roomate, Dave. God bless him and his ability to watch the Lakers, eat mac 'n cheese from a pot held in one hand with a hot pad, listen to whatever wankery, and play air drums with the wooden spoon he stirred the mac 'n cheese with, all at the same time.

    Giu 8 2006, 5:53
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