Spread, oh, wings of peace,Roll, like those stones,And take a stand for something,Like the last good politician. Brian Jones, founding member and Guitarist for The Rolling Stones, was born today in 1942. Robin Cook, British member of parliament and former minister, was born on this day in 1946. Henry James, American-British author, died on this…
The rattling streetcar desiresSweet sitar and the gentleTap of hammer on church steeple. George Harrison, English musician and guitarist in the Beatles, was born today in 1943. Sir Christopher Wren, English architect who designed St Paul’s Cathedral, died on this day in 1723. Tennessee Williams, America playwright and poet, died on this day in 1983.
Freddie didn’t escape slavery for this!He didn’t search the extent of his soulSo she can prance under an umbrella. Frederick Douglass, American social reformer, writer and statesman, died today in 1895. Rihanna, Barbadian singer, was born on this day in 1988.
The smoke rings cycleAs he pushes through mach one,Composed purple heart. Chuck Yeager, American test pilot and the first man to break the sound barrier, was born today in 1923. Richard Wagner, German composer, died on this day in 1883.
“To live is to die”,Resounds, the bass thundering out:Death of a salesman. Cliff Burton, founding member and bassist for Metallica, was born today in 1962. Arthur Miller, American playwright, died on this day in 2005.
Ed shrugs in disbeliefAt the four new commandments:John, Paul, George, Ringo. John Hooper, Anglican Bishop of Gloucester, was burnt at the stake on this day in 1555. The Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan show on this day in 1964.
The comic book streetsAnd Parisienne WalkwaysPainfully rick-rolled. Gary Moore, Northern Irish Guitarist, died on this day in 2011. Jack Kirby, American comic book artist, died on this day in 1994. Rick Astley, English singer and internet phenomenon, was born on this day in 1966.
“That’ll be the day”,Peggy Sue and Donna cry,“The day the music died.” Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and J.P. “Big Bopper” Richardson all die in a plane crash on this day in 1959.
A conscious mind-pukeSplatters over the vicious groundhogWith Gaelic data. James Joyce, Irish novelist, who wrote Ulysses, which was also published on this day in 1922, was born on this day in 1882. Sid Vicious, English bassist and vocalist, died on this day in 1979. Brent Spiner, American actor, famous for his role a Lt. Cdr. Data…
The TOGs weep for Tel.Guys burn in memoriam.Johnny feels rotten. Guy Fawkes, who was captured attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament, was executed today in 1606. John Lydon, English singer and songwriter, known as Johnny Rotten, was born on this day in 1956. Terry Wogan, Irish radio and television presenter, died on this…