<b>2001 - </b>Jazz impresario Norman Ganz dies in Geneva, Switzerland, of cancer. He is 83.

2001 - Jazz impresario Norman Ganz dies in Geneva, Switzerland, of cancer. He is 83.

2000 - Ted Gardner, former manager of Tool, sues the members of the L.A. band, their corporation, and their publishing company, alleging breach of contract and fraud.

1997 - Michael Hutchence, lead singer of Australia's premiere pop phenomenon, INXS, is found hanging in his fifth floor suite at the Ritz- Carlton hotel in Sydney.

1997 - Bar/None artist Epick Soundtracks is found dead in London. He is 37. The artist was a member of influential band the Swell Maps.

1986 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Human," Human League.

1982 - The British rock group Japan announces it is breaking up.

1971 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Theme from `Shaft'," by Isaac Hayes. The single is the third No. 1 hit to win an Academy Award for best song.

1964 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Leader of the Pack," The Shangri-Las. The group is made up of two sets of sisters from Queens, New York - Mary and Betty Weiss and twins Marge and Mary Ann Ganser.

1950 - Tina Weymouth of Talking Heads is born in Coronado, Calif.

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