Happy Birthday Patti Santos!
Musicians Born On November 16
1938 Troy Seals (James Brown's backing band)
1938 Toni Brown (Joy of Cooking)
1949 Patti Santos (It's a Beautiful Day)
1962 Mani (The Stone Roses)
Deaths On November 16
1974 Mike Leadbitter (bluesologist)
Number 1 In The Charts On November 16
1956 Johnny Ray: 'Just Walking in the Rain' UK 45
1959 Fleetwoods: 'Mr. Blue' US 45
1963 Nina Tempo and April Stevens: 'Deep Purple' US 45
1968 Jimi Hendrix: 'Electric Ladyland' US LP
1974 David Essex: 'Gonna Make You a Star' UK 45
1974 John Lennon: 'Whatever Gets You Through' US 45
1974 John Lennon: 'Walls and Bridges' US LP
1985 Feargal Sharkey: 'A Good Heart' UK 45
1985 Sade: 'Promise' UK LP
1985 Starship: 'We Built this City' US 45
1991 Enya : Shepherd Moons : UK LP
1996 Spice Girls : Spice : UK LP
Various Music Events On November 16
1956 Elvis Presley's debut film, 'Love Me Tender', opens in New York. Despite mixed critical reaction, it makes almost four million dollars in its first two months
1957 '6.5 Special', BBC TV rock-and-roll show, is broadcast from 2 Is coffee bar in Soho
1968 Jimi Hendrix awarded gold disc for 'Electric Ladyland' LP
1973 Live David Bowie show, '1980 Floor Show', broadcast as his first US TV Special. Taped at London's Marquee Club, the concert features Marianne Faithfull and Troggs
1973 Ronnie Laine releases 'How Come'
1974 Van Morrison' 'Veedon Fleece' hits UK LP chart
1985 'The Legend of Billie Holiday' hits UK LP chart
1985 Whitney Houston debuts on UK chart with 'Saving All My Love for You'
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