1970: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young announced their breakup. They have regrouped several times, both with and without Neil Young.
1982: Guitarist Fast Eddie Clark left Motorhead in the middle of the band’s U.S. tour. Brian Robertson, formerly of Thin Lizzy, was his replacement.
1987: Actress Rita Hayworth died at the age of 68.
1998: Frank Sinatra died of a heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 82.
Today’s Birthdays: Singer-bassist Jack Bruce of Cream is 71. Movie producer George Lucas is 70. Actress Meg Foster (“Cagney and Lacey”) is 66. Director Robert Zemeckis is 63. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 62. Actor Tim Roth is 53. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 52. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 52. Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli Vanilli is 48. Bassist Mike Inez of Alice In Chains is 48. Singer Raphael Saadiq (Tony! Toni! Tone!) is 48. Actress Cate Blanchett is 45. Singer Danny Wood of New Kids on the Block is 45. Director Sofia Coppola (“Lost In Translation”) is 43. Singer Natalie Appleton of All Saints is 41. Singer Shanice is 41. Actress Carla Jimenez (“Growing Up Fisher”) is 40. Guitarist Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys is 36. Singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys is 35. Bassist Mike Retondo of Plain White T’s is 33. Actress Amber Tamblyn (“Joan of Arcadia”) is 31. Actress Miranda Cosgrove (“iCarly”) is 21.