April 24, 2009
2002 – Pop singer Jewel breaks a collarbone and a rib when she is thrown from a horse at the Texas ranch of her boyfriend, rodeo star Ty Murray.
1992 – David Bowie marries fashion model Iman.
1984 – Tyson Ritter of the All-American Rejects is born in Stillwater, Okla.
1984 – Jerry Lee Lewis marries his sixth wife, Kerrie McCarver.
1977 – Talking Heads begin their first European tour, supporting the Ramones.
1970 – Blues musician Otis Spann dies of liver cancer in Chicago at the age of 40.
1963 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “I Will Follow Him,” Little Peggy March.
1961 – Bob Dylan earns a $50 session fee playing harmonica on Harry Belafonte’s “Midnight Special.”
1943 – Glen Dale (Richard Garforth) of the Fortunes is born in Kent, England.
1942 – Barbra Streisand is born in Brooklyn, N.Y.
1933 – Singer Freddie Scott is born in Providence, R.I.