This date in music history
in 1988, Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” left Billboard’s Hot 200 Album Chart after a record 741 weeks.
in 2003, Coldplay singer Chris Martin asked police to drop a charge of malicious damage after allegedly attacking a photographer’s car. Supposedly, he was charged for breaking the windshield of the photographer’s car after he or she took pictures of Martin surfing. Martin did not appear in court.
in 2007, Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” won Best Album at the Q Awards in London. I miss her.
Born on this date in 1948 was Johnny Ramone, the guitarist of none other than The Ramones.