Happy Birthday Carlos Santana!
Musicians Born On July 20
1943 John Lodge (Moody Blues)
1945 Kim Carnes
1947 Carlos Santana (Santana)
1954 Jay Jay French (Twisted Sister)
1955 Michael Anthony (Van Halen)
1956 Paul Cook (Sex Pistols)
1958 Michael McNeil (Simple Minds)
1964 Chris Cornell (Soundgarden)
1966 Stone Gossard (Pearl Jam)
Deaths On July 20
1969 Roy Hamilton (Unchained Melody)
Number 1 In The Charts On July 20
1956 Frankie Lyman: 'Why Do Fools Fall in Love' UK 45
1961 Everly Brothers: 'Temptation' UK 45
1963 Jan and Dean: 'Surf City' US 45
1968 Hugh Masakela: 'Grazing in the Grass' US 45
1991 EMF: 'Unbelievable' US 45
1996 Alanis Morrissette : Jagged Little Pill : UK LP
1998 Jamiroquai : Deeper Underground :UK single
Various Music Events On July 20
1940 'Billboard' publishes the first US weekly pop singles chart. Tommy Dorsey is at No. 1 with 'I'll Never Smile Again'
1965 Bob Dylan hits US chart with 'Like a Rolling Stone'
1967 Jerry Lee Lewis returns to the UK for the first time since 1958
1968 Jane Asher announces that her engagement to Paul McCartney is off
1983 Prince Charles and Princess Diana attend Mencap charity concert at Dominion
Theatre, London. Duran Duran top the bill
1986 Premiere of 'Sid and Nancy', the film about the life of Sex Pistol Sid Vicious, is held at Limelight Club in London
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