Happy Birthday Hugh Cornwall!
Musicians Born On August 28
1925 Billy Grammar (Gotta Travel On)
1939 Clem Cattini (Pirates/Tornados)
1948 Dan Seraphine (Chicago)
1949 Hugh Cornwall (Stranglers)
1951 Wayne Osmond (Osmonds)
1961 Kim Appleby (Mel and Kim)
1955 Shania Twain
1982 LeAnn Rimes
Number 1 In The Charts On August 28
1961 Joe Dowell: 'Wooden Heart' US 45
1968 Beach Boys: 'Do It Again' UK 45
1993 Culture Beat : Mr Vain : UK single
1993 Billy Joel : River of Dreams : US LP
Various Music Events On August 28
1954 Elvis Presley enters US territorial bestsellers chart (Memphis Area returns) at No. 3, with 'Blue Moon of Kentucky' (B-side of 'That's Alright'), his first-ever chart entry
1961 Marvelettes release 'Please Mr. Postman' in US, the first Motown chart-topper
1963 Mahalia Jackson, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez play as Martin Luther King delivers his 'I Have a Dream' speech in Washington
1965 Rolling Stones sign with Alan Klein
1965 Bob Dylan booed offstage at Forest Hill Stadium, New York, for playing electric guitar
1965 Joe Tex enters R&B chart, subsequently reaching No. 1 with 'I Want To (Do Everything for You)'
1971 Cat Stevens hits UK chart with 'Moon Shadow'
1976 Alan Parsons' 'Tales of Mystery and Imagination' hits UK LP chart
1978 Tom Verlane's band, Television, split up
1985 INXS (formed in Sydney in 1977 as Farriss Brothers) begin their first world tour, in Australia
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