Happy Birthday Rick Savage!
Musicians Born On December 2
1941 Tom McGuiness (McGuiness Flint)
1960 Rick Savage (Def Leppard)
1968 Nate Mendel (Foo Fighters)
Deaths On December 2
1982 David Blue (folk singer)
Number 1 In The Charts On December 2
1957 Sam Cooke: 'You Send Me' US 45
1967 Monkees: 'Daydream Believer' US 45
1972 Temptations: 'Papa Was a Rolling Stone' US 45
1978 Rod Stewart: 'Do Ya Think I'm Sexy' UK 45
1978 Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond: 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers' US 45
1989 Phil Collins: '….But Seriously' US LP
1991 Elton John and George Michael: 'Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me' UK 45
1995 Mariah Carey/Boyz II Men : One Sweet Day : US single
1995 R Kelly : R Kelly : US LP
Various Music Events On Decemberr 2
1965 Spencer Davis Group's 'Keep on Running' hits UK chart
1967 American Breed hits US chart with original version of 'Bend Me Shape Me'
1967 Ringo Starr leaves for Rome to begin work on the film 'Candy'
1967 Monkees' 'Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones' is US No. 1 LP. It's their fourth No. 1 album of the year - a record
1969 George Harrison guests with Delanie and Bonnie on stage in Bristol
1972 Moody Blues' 'Seventh Sojourn' hits UK LP chart
1973 The Who and friends jailed in Montreal following $6000-worth of hotel destruction
1978 'Cars' hits UK LP chart
1989 'George Thorogood and the Destroyers' hits UK LP chart
1991 Gilby Clarke replaces Izzy Stradlin as Guns and Roses' rhythm guitarist.
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