2001: Bob Dylan wins an Oscar for his song Things Have Changed from the movie Wonder Boys.
2001: At the Academy Awards, where she is a nominee for Best Song, Bjork wears a swan dress complete with a purse that looks like an egg.
1985: Prince wins an Oscar for best original score for the film Purple Rain.
1977: Bob Seger’s Night Moves goes Platinum.
1960: Roy Orbison records Only The Lonely
1958: Ray Charles records Georgia On My Mind.
1947: Singer-songwriter Elton John is born (Reginald Kenneth Dwight) is born. His long list of hits includes the best selling record in history, his tribute to the late Princess Diana, Candle In The Wind 1997.
1942: Singer Aretha Franklin is born. Her big hits include Chain Of Fools, Freeway Of Love, Respect and Natural Woman.
Songs of The Day:
Think (Aretha Franklin); Georgia On My Mind (Ray Charles); Only The Lonely (Roy Orbison); Night Moves (Bob Seger); Freeway Of Love (Aretha Franklin); Chain Of Fools (Aretha Franklin); Natural Woman (Aretha Franklin); Candle In The Wind 1997 (Elton John);Purple Rain (Prince); Things Have Changed (Bob Dylan)