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Number of Records Matching Query: 32
 
ELMORE JAMES
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1963
Description: An American blues guitarist, singer, song writer and band leader. Died 1963.
Summary: James died of his third heart attack in Chicago in 1963,[1] just prior to a tour of Europe with that year's 'American Folk Blues Festival.' He was buried in the Newport Baptist Church Cemetery, Ebenezer, Holmes County, Mississippi.

NUMBER 1 SINGLE UK 1969
EVENT
 
Event Date: 24 May
Summary: THE BEATLES "GET BACK"

EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 May 1956
Description: The first Contest was held in the town of Lugano, Switzerland, on 24 May 1956.
Summary: The Eurovision Song Contest (French: Concours Eurovision de la Chanson) is an annual competition held among active member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.

WADDY WACHTEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 24 May 1947
Description: Guitarist, songwriter, producer, USA

HEAVY D
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 24 May 1967
Description: Rapper, singer, songwriter, USA

SARAH DASH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 May 1942
Description: Vocalist, USA

ARCHIE SHEPP
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 24 May 1937
Description: Saxophonist, composer, arranger, bandleader - U.S.A.

BOB DYLAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 24 May 1941
Description: Vocalist. Composer, USA

PRISCILLA PRESLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 May 1945
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, USA

ROSANNE CASH
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 24 May 1955
Description: Singer - USA

HEAVY D AND THE BOYZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 24 May 1967
Description: Vocal Group, USA

DEREK QUINN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 May 1942
Description: Guitarist, UK

STEVE UPTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1946
Description: Drummer, UK

TOMMY PAGE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 May 1970
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, USA

TERRY CALLIER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 May 1945
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

EDO CASTRO
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1957
Description: Bassist, US

DEZO HOFFMANN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1912
Description: Photographer, Hungry

ANDY LEE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 May 1981
Description: Comedian, Australia

JACOB DRUCKMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1996
Description: Comoser of music, USA

JAY BENNETT
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 May 2009
Description: Singer - U.S.A.

CLIFF JACKSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 May 1970
Description: Pianist, USA

DUKE ELLINGTON 100 YEARS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1974
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA

ED SHAUGHNESSY
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 2013
Description: Drummer, USA

STELLA NOVA
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 24 May 2010
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

BOB BROZMAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 2013
Description: Guitarist, USA

PHIL EMMANUEL
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 May 2018
Description: Guitarist, Australia

DUKE ELLINGTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1974
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA

ELMORE JAMES
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1963
Description: Guitarist, USA

GENE CLARK
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1991
Description: Vocalist, USA

DICK MARTIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 24 May 2008
Description: Comedian, USA

HENSON CARGILL
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 May 2007
Description: Vocalist, USA

TOM ADAIR
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 24 May 1988
Description: Composer of songs. USA

 
 
 
 
 
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