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Michael Jackson's album is #1 in the UK three days after his death

Number Ones, an album comprised of Michael Jackson’s greatest hits was released back in 2003 by Epic Records, reaching top positions in the charts. It eventually returned to the top spot in the UK and US after his unexpected death. It was the No. 1 selling the album in the US for 6 nonconsecutive weeks.

'Wild Wild West' premieres at Westwood, Los Angeles

Wild Wild West is a 1999 American steampunk western action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and written by S. S. Wilson, Brent Maddock, Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman. The film stars Will Smith and Kevin Kline as two Secret Service agents who protect President Ulysses S. Grant.

Radiohead go to #1 on the UK album chart with 'OK Computer'

Radiohead, an English rock band from Abingdon in Oxfordshire, England was very successful with the release of their 3rd studio album “OK Computer”. Despite its lowered sales, the album reached No. 1 on the UK Albums Chart and managed to debut at No. 21 on the Billboard 200. It garnered widespread critical acclaim.

Kiss kicks off the reunion tour at Tiger Stadium in Detroit

An American hard rock band Kiss performed in Detroit during their The Alive/Worldwide Tour. The event took place at the Tiger Stadium, a baseball park located in Corktown neighborhood. The openers were rock bands Alice in Chains and Sponge. They performed 193 shows in more than a year, with 8 more that got canceled.

Wham! are at #1 on the UK singles chart

The Edge of Heaven is a song released by the Wham!, an English musical duo. It was promoted in advance as their farewell single. The duo decided to go their separate ways after that. The song had a slick and upbeat pop tune and became No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart. It was received very well in several other countries.

Tim Buckley completes the last show of a tour in Dallas, Texas

Tim Buckley, an American singer completed the last show of his tour in Dallas. It was meant as a live album comeback. During the tour Buckley performed revamped versions of songs drawn from his entire career, responding to the desires of his audience. He proceeded to celebrate the end of the tour with a weekend of drinking.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1966

John Cusack

born 1932

Pat Morita

born 1990

Jasmin Bhasin