Happy Birthday Roger Waters!
Musicians Born On September 6
1939 David Allen Coe (country singer)
1944 Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)
1961 Pat Waaktaar (A-Ha)
1960 Perry Bamonte (The Cure)
1969 CeCe Peniston
1972 Dolores O'Riordan (The Cranberries)
1974 Nina Persson (The Cardigans)
Deaths On September 6
1978 Tom Wilson (record producer: 'Like a Rolling Stone' and 'Wednesday Morning 3 A.M.')
1990 Tom Fogerty
Number 1 In The Charts On September 6
1967 Englebert Humperdink: 'The Last Waltz' UK 45
1975 Rod Stewart: 'Sailing' UK 45
1975 Glen Campbell: 'Rhinestone Cowboy' US 45
1975 Jefferson Starship: 'Red Octopus' US LP
1980 Jam: 'Start' UK 45
1980 Diana Ross: 'Upside Down' US 45
1986 Bananarama: 'Venus' US 45
Various Music Events On September 6
1957 The first 'Flexi-Disc' is produced, for Nestle Chocolate, as promotion for new chocolate bar. The disc features Franklyn Boyd, Ray Edwards and Mary Rose
1957 Elvis Presley records 'White Christmas, Silent Night' and 'Here Comes Santa Claus' at Radio Recorders Studio in Hollywood
1959 Bobby Vee debuts on US chart with 'You're Gonna Hear from Me'
1961 Bob Dylan plays his first gig at the Gaslight Café in Greenwich Village
1963 Brian Epstein signs a management contract with Priscilla White, Ringo Starr's mother's hairdresser and cloakroom girl at the Cavern. She changes her name to Cilla Black.
1967 D.A. Penebaker's Dylan film 'Don't Look Back' premieres in New York
1969 David Bowie debuts on UK chart with 'Space Oddity'
1980 Ginger Baker quits recently re-formed Atomic Rooster to join Hawkwind, which soon crumbles
1989 Neil Young's "This Note For You" wins the MTV award for Best Video
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