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Charles H. Kaman
is born in Washington DC, USA. He will become an aviation pioneer, but will also develop the Ovation Roundback guitar via his Kaman Music Corporation.
Twenty-eight migrant farm workers die when the plane in which they are being deported back to Mexico, crashes at Los Gatos Canyon, 20 miles west of Coalinga, California, USA. When Woody Guthrie
reads a newspaper report of their deaths
, he will be struck by the fact that none of the Mexicans are named, although the crew of the plane are. Guthrie is then inspired to write his song Depotee (Plane Wreck At Los Gatos).
dies when a Lockheed L-749 Constellation crashes into Pico da Vara, Sao Miguel Island, Azores, killing all eleven crew members and 37 passengers on board. One of Edith Piaf
's most famous songs, L'Hymne a l'amour
(Hymn To Love), recorded the following year, is said to be about her unending love for Cerdan. The song has been recorded in English many times under the title If You Love Me [Really Love Me]
Considered by many to be France's greatest boxer ever,
The Big Bopper
[Jiles Perry Richardson], who died in a plane crash with Buddy Holly
three days earlier, is buried in Beaumont, Texas, USA.
returns to the USA having completed a tour of Europe.
Having played numerous live dates in the UK, Gene Vincent
flies back to the USA to take care of some personal business.
, accompanied by and songwriter Sammy Cahn
, flies from Paris, France, Europe, to New York City, USA, where Anka is shortly to begin a live engagement at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
flies home to the USA from London, England, UK, to spend Christmas with his parents.
return to London, UK, at the end of a tour of the USA.
During a North American tour, The Rolling Stones
fly from Los Angeles, California, USA, to New York City.
In the middle of a chaotic Asian tour, The Zombies
briefly leave Manila, Philippines, and fly to Hong Kong where they make plans for their next steps.
During a tour of Australia and New Zealand, The Who,
The Small Faces
and Paul Jones fly from Wellington to Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania
, on an Air India flight, depart from Kennedy International Airport, Queens, New York, USA, flying to Heathrow Airport, near London, UK. In the coming days they will plays live shows in London and on the European mainland, as well as making tv appearances.
flies from New York City, USA, to Los Angeles, California, to collect a new Corvette Stingray.
On a transatlantic British Airways flight, Jimmy Page
and Robert Plant
of Led Zeppelin
get drunk and verbally harass other first-class passengers, including the actors Dudley Moore and Telly Savalas.
Jack Osbourne, son of Ozzy Osbourne
, claims that $400,000 worth of designer watches and jewels were stolen from his luggage in LAX Airport, Los Angeles, California, USA, before he boarded a plane to Britain earlier this month.
To mark the release of their 20th album, Rock Til You
, Status Quo
play four arena shows across the UK in one day. The four gigs are
played in Glasgow, Sheffield, Birmingham and Wembley, London, with
the band flying between the arenas in helicopters. The achievement
a place in the Guinness Book Of Records.
is caught with 15.2 grams of marijuana at Keahole-Kona International airport, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA, but she manages to board a plane before she can be arrested.
Bono of U2
turns up at Isleworth Crown Court, London, UK, to testify as a character witness for Peter Buck of R.E.M., who is facing charges of "air rage"
stemming from an incident on a flight from Seattle, Washington, USA, to London a year earlier.
play at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Air Supply, having been stranded overnight in Cuba by Hurricane Dennis, fly out to Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at The Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
, USA, Mindy McCready
is arrested by Williamson County deputies and charged with violating her probation. (McCready was serving a three-year probation after pleading guilty in 2004 to fraudulently obtaining OxyContin and for resisting arrest.)
When she lands at at Nashville International Airport,
play at The Air Canada Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Singer Sean Kingston
is injured and hospitalized following a jet ski accident
in which his vehicle crashed into the Palm Avenue Bridge while traveling west from the MacArthur Causeway and Miami Beach Islands in Miami, Florida. USA.
Immediately after take-offf on a flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Memphis, Tennessee, USA, rapper Rick Ross
loses consciousness. The plane makes an emergency landing and Ross is hospitalised
play at The Air Canada Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The ultra-rare, incredibly valuable Wu-Tang Clan
album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin
is held up at customs in JFK Airport, New York City, USA, so that border control officials can determine the contents of the silver box holding the album. The album exists as one single copy, and had been held in a secure storage vault at The Royal Mansour Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, Africa. It arrived at JFK en route to its purchaser, the controversial hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli
, who had paid $2m to buy it.
is spotted passing through LAX in Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Rebel Heart
plays the first of two nights at the American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.