Bob Marley was born on this day in 1945, he passed away from cancer in 1981.

George Harrison joined The Beatles proto-type band The Quarrymen in 1958.

In 1990 Billy Joel suffered several broken bones after having a serious motorbike accident.

And in 1998, the Beach Boys’ Carl Wilson died of lung cancer.

Today’s birthdays:

Axl Rose from Guns’ N Roses is 53 (1962).

Mash star Mike Farrell’s 76 (1939).

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And Zsa Zsa Gabor turns 98 (1917).

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