May 27, 2009

2006 – For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a No. 1 album on The Billboard 200: The two-disc “Stadium Arcadium.”

1994 – A son, Miles Brockman, is born in Los Angeles to singer Lionel Richie and Diane Alexander.

1975 – André 3000 (André Lauren Benjamin) of OutKast is born in Atlanta.

1971 – Rapper Left Eye (Lisa Nicole Lopes) of TLC is born in Philadelphia.

1971 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Brown Sugar,” the Rolling Stones.

1961 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Travelin’ Man,” Ricky Nelson.

1958 – Neil Finn of Crowded House is born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand.

1957 – The Buddy Holly & the Crickets hit “That’ll Be the Day” is released.

1948 – Pete Sears of Jefferson Starship and Jefferson Airplane is born in Kent, England.

1947 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Heartaches,” Ted Weems Orchestra/Elmo Tanner.

1945 – Singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn is born in Ottawa, Ontario.

1944 – Lenny Davidson of the Dave Clark Five is born in Enfield, Middlesex.

1943 – Singer-songwriter Cilla Black (Priscilla Maria Veronica White) is born in Liverpool, England.

1935 – Jazz musician Ramsey Lewis is born in Chicago.

1932 – Blues musician Junior Parker is born in Clarksdale, Miss. (Some say West Memphis, Ark.)