Hendrix Plays at Isle of Wight Festival : 1970
18/09/1970 - ON THIS DAY IN 1970: Jimi Hendrix dies on this day in 1970. Pictured at the recent Isle of Wight music festival is pop singer Jimi Hendrix who was taken dead to St. Mary Abbot's Hospital, Kensington, London. German-born artist Monika Danneman, a former girlfriend of Hendrix, has been found dead in a fume-filled car near her home, police said.
Music - The Who - 1968
Eli, the baby elephant, joins The Who pop group and the girls Nicola Austine (left) and Toni Lee on a ride on the Magic Bus from the BBC's Lime Grove studios, to promote their latest single. Members of the group are, from left, Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Keith Moon (drums), Peter Townsend (lead guitar), and John Entwistle (bass guitar).
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Concorde takes off maiden flight
MARCH 2: On March 2nd 1969, Concorde made its maiden flight. The Anglo-French plane took off from Toulouse and was in the air for 27 minutes before the pilot made the decision to land. The BA concorde flew its last scheduled flight on Friday 24 October 2003. Impressive picture as the mighty Concorde 002, British prototype of the Anglo-French supersonic airliner project, takes off from Filton, Bristol, on her maiden flight.