June 9, 1973:
Sylvia Robinson, who had teamed with Micky Baker to score a #11 US hit in 1957 with "Love Is Strange" reaches #3 as a solo artist with "Pillow Talk". Three years earlier she had found success as a songwriter when The Moments took her composition "Love On A Two Way Street” to #3…
June 9, 1993:
What's Love Got to Do With It?
A film about singer Tina Turner and how she rose to Rock stardom with her husband Ike Turner, opened in US theatres. The film was well received and the stars, Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne, were both nominated for Oscars. Bassett won a Best Actress Golden Globe for her performance as Tina…Check out some footage of the REAL Ike and Tina here…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHNNY ACE ~ R.I.P.
John Marshall Alexander, Jr.
(June 9, 1929 – December 25, 1954)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. EXCITEMENT~ R.I.P.
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