In 1979 American school girl Brenda Spence shot up a school in San Diego, killing 2 people and injuring several others – the Boomtown Rats wrote “I don’t like Mondays” about the incident.

Men at Work were at the top of the British charts in 1983 with Down Under.

And in 1996, Garth Brooks refused to accept his American Music Award for Favourite Overall Artist. Brooks said that Hootie and the Blowfish had done more for music that year than he did.

Today’s Birthdays:

Aussie actress Isabel Lucas turns 30

Actress Heather Graham turns 45 (1970).

Oprah Winfrey is 61 (1954).


Actor Tom Selleck turns 70 (1945).

And Molly Meldrum turns 72 (1943).