Almanac: November 26, 2015

Birthdays
  • 1917 - Nesuhi Ertegun (producer, executive at Atlantic) (d. 1989)
  • 1924 - Michael Holliday (d. 1963)
  • 1933 - Robert Goulet (d. 2007)
  • 1939 - Tina Turner (76)
  • 1944 - Jean Terrell (Supremes) (71)
  • 1944 - Alan Henderson (Them) (71)
  • 1945 - John McVie (Fleetwood Mac) (70)
  • 1946 - Bert Ruiter (Focus) (69)
  • 1948 - John Rossall (Glitter Band) (67)
  • 1949 - Martin Lee (Brotherhood of Man) (66)
  • 1962 - Linda Davis (53)
  • 1964 - Adam Gaynor (Matchbox 20) (51)
  • 1965 - Bernard Allison (50)
  • 1967 - John Stirratt (Wilco) (48)
  • 1970 - Ronald Jones (Flaming Lips) (45)
  • 1974 - Jamie Jones (All 4 One) (41)
  • 1975 - DJ Khaled (born Khaled bin Abdul Khaled) (40)
  • 1976 - Joe Nichols (39)
  • 1978 - Alan Henderson (Motion City Soundtrack (37)
  • 1981 - Natasha Beddingfield (34)
  • 1984 - Benjamin Wysocki (Fray) (31)
  • 1984 - Mike Gossin (Gloriana) (31)
  • 1985 - Lil' Fizz (born Dreux Frederic) (B2K) (30)
  • 1990 - Rita Ora (25)

Deaths
  • 1956 - Tommy Dorsey - Choking (51)
  • 1973 - John Rostill (Shadows) - Electrocuted by guitar due to faulty grounding (31)
  • 2003 - Soulja Slim (born James Tapp, Jr.) - Murdered (25)
  • 2003 - James Carter (amateur singer whose 1959 recording of O Lazarus opened O Brother Where Art Thou) (77)

On This Day
  • 1968 - Cream played their final concert at Royal Albert Hall in London. 
  • 1969 - John Lennon had his last session with the Beatles mixing the song You Know My Name (Look Up My Number).
  • 1973 - The New York Dolls made their U.K. debut in London.
  • 1976 - Kevin Godley and Lol Creme left 10cc to become a duo.
  • 1979 - Bob Dylan has a bad show in Tempe, AZ when he plays mostly gospel music and gets booed by the crowd. Dylan berated the audience and refused to play an encore.
  • 1988 - Pink Floyd became the first rock band to be played in space when the cosmonauts of Soyuz 7 took a cassette of their album The Delicate Sound of Thunder.
  • 2002 - The Statler Brothers played their final show in Salem, VA.
  • 2008 - Manic Street Preachers' guitarist Richey Edwards was declared dead after missing for 14 years. 
  • 2010 - Willie Nelson was arrested in Sierra Blanca, Texas for possession of marijuana. 

Marriages
  • 1960 - Hawkshaw Hawkins and Jean Shepard
  • 1962 - Tina and Ike Turner
  • 1982 - Miles Davis and Cicely Tyson
  • 2005 - Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman
  • 2011 - Jennifer Nettles (Sugarland) and Justin Miller

Recorded
  • 1962 - Please Please Me, Ask Me Why - Beatles

Released
  • 1934 - Tumblin' Tumbleweeds - Sons of the Pioneers 
  • 1976 - Anarchy in the U.K. - Sex Pistols (single)
  • 2002 - Does This Look Infected? - Blink-182

Broadcasts
  • 1967 - Ed Sullivan Show (CBS) - Beatles (video for Hello Goodbye)
  • 1975 - Supersonic (U.K.) - Slade, Gary Glitter, Leo Sayer, Troggs
  • 2005 - CMT Crossroads - Kenny Rogers and Lionel Richie

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