1968 Jefferson Airplane stirs up some controversy on The Smothers Brothers Show when Grace Slick, appearing in black face, gives the black power fist salute at the end of “Crown Of Creation”.
2002 Viewers of the UK music channel VH1 voted Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” as the most romantic song ever. In 2nd place was Willie Nelson’s “You Were Always On My Mind” and 3rd was “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion.
2013 Boy George announced that he was reforming Culture Club to record a new album in early 2015.
2015 77-year-old Allen Toussaint died after suffering a heart attack following a concert he performed in Spain. The legendary New Orleans pianist, songwriter, producer and performer penned or produced such classics as “Working in The Coal Mine”, “Mother-In-Law”, “Lady Marmalade”, “Play Something Sweet” and “Southern Nights”.