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.
Punk Rocker kills himself in the Chelsea Hotel, New York
02/02/1979: Punk Rocker and member of the notorious Sex Pistols, Sid Vicious, kills himself in the Chelsea Hotel in New York. Sid Vicious, of punk rock group the Sex Pistols, with his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, outside Marylebone Magistrates court after being charged possessing the drug methamphetamine.
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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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