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Tony Hadley says he had left Spandau Ballet

Tony Hadley rose to fame in the 1980s as the lead singer of the new wave band Spandau Ballet before launching a solo career. In 2017, Hadley announced on Twitter that due to circumstances beyond his control, he was no longer a member of Spandau Ballet.

'Jason Bourne' premieres in Sydney

Jason Bourne is a 2016 American action spy film directed by Paul Greengrass and written by Paul Greengrass and Christopher Rouse. It is the fifth installment of the Bourne film series and a direct sequel to The Bourne Ultimatum. Matt Damon reprises his role as the main character, former CIA assassin Jason Bourne.

Kylie Minogue receives an OBE

Kylie Ann Minogue is an Australian-British singer and actress. Minogue was officially invested by The Prince of Wales as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. She was also appointed by the French government as a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for her contribution to the enrichment of French culture.

'Batman' sets record of quickest $100 million

Batman is an American superhero film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Jon Peters and Peter Guber, based on the DC Comics character of the same name. It is the first installment of Warner Bros.' initial Batman film series. The film stars Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/Batman and Jack Nicholson as the Joker.

'Back to the Future' is released

Back to the Future is an American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale. It stars Michael J. Fox as teenager Marty McFly, who accidentally travels back in time to 1955, where he meets his future parents and becomes his mother's romantic interest.

Jim Morrison of the Doors is found dead in a bathtub

Jim Morrison died on at age 27. He was found by Courson in a bathtub at his apartment. The official cause of death was listed as heart failure, although no autopsy was performed, as it was not required by French law. His death was two years to the day after the death of Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones.

Brian Jones dies

Jones was discovered motionless at the bottom of his swimming pool at Cotchford Farm. By the time the doctors arrived, it was too late and he was pronounced dead. The coroner's report stated "death by misadventure" and noted his liver and heart were heavily enlarged by drug and alcohol abuse.

The Equals are at #1 on the UK singles chart

"Baby Come Back" was first released in 1966, a year after the band formed, but did not chart. However, after impressive sales in the rest of Europe, the song was re-issued in the UK and reached #1 in the UK Singles Chart, spending three weeks there.

Crosby, Stills and Nash play together for the first time

At a party in July 1968 at Joni Mitchell's house, Nash asked Stills and Crosby to repeat their performance of a new song by Stills, "You Don't Have To Cry", with Nash improvising a third part harmony. The vocals gelled, and the three realized that they had a very good vocal chemistry.

'Andy Williams Show' premieres on ABC

When the show first started, it was tailored to Williams's pop music stylings aimed for adult viewers. During its five-year run on NBC, The Andy Williams Show drew respectable ratings, although it never made the list of the top thirty programs.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1980

Olivia Munn

born 1962

Tom Cruise

died 1971

Jim Morrison

born 1883

Franz Kafka