HONOURS Elton John 2
MARCH 1ST - On this day in 1968 Elton John's first record "Ive been loving you" was released by Phillips records in England. Phillips, not realizing the potential of the soon to be pop star, released him in 1969, just prior to him teaming up with lyricist Bernie Taupin. Singer Elton John during the dress rehearsal for the Royal Gala Performance in aid of the Prince's Trust at the London Palladium. 30/12/97 receives a Knighthood in the New Year's Honours list.
Geldof & Yates
Bob Geldof and his wife, television presenter Paula Yates. * 17/9/2000: 41 year old Yates has died, her solicitor Anthony Burton confirmed. Scotland Yard said officers were called to an address in St Luke's Mews, Notting Hill, west London, by an ambulance crew. The spokesman said a body was found in a bedroom and the cause of death will not be known until the post mortem.
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Princess Margaret and Jackie Toaduff
Princess Margaret, treads a traditional measure with Jackie Toaduff, in the 'Portland Fancy', a jig, at the ball given by the English Folk Dance and Song Society at Cecil Sharp House, Regent's Park Road, London. The Princess is seen wearing a balloon-skirted spotted dress decorated with bows.