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.
Rugby Union - World Cup 2003 - England Celebrations
HRH Queen Elizabeth II poses with the triumphant England squad during a reception at Buckingham Palace for the World Cup winners: (back row, l-r) Jason Robinson, Julian White, Trevor Woodman, Steve Thompson, Mike Catt, Iain Balshaw, Dan Luger, Stuart Abbott, Andy Gomarsall, Josh Lewsey, Jason Leonard; (centre row, l-r) Mike Tindall, Ben Cohen, Joe Worsley, Martin Corry, Ben Kay, Danny Grewcock, Will Greenwood, Lewis Moody, Richard Hill, Mark Regan, Simon Shaw; (front row, l-r) Matt Dawson, Paul Grayson, Dorian West, Lawrence Dallaglio, Martin Johnson, Her Majesty, Clive Woodward, Jonny Wilkinson, Neil Back, Phil Vickery, Kyran Bracken
Music - Shirley Bassey - 1957
20-year-old singer Shirley Bassey, then known as 'the Tigress of Tiger Bay', a week before she flew off to the United States to fulfil engagements in Las Vegas. She was discovered singing in working men's clubs in Cardiff, where she was born.
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