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Sep 02 1943
Rosalind Ashford of Martha And The Vandellas is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. (1943)

Sep 02 1947
Schoolboy Michael Jagger, later to lead The Rolling Stones, spends his first day at Maypole Primary School, Dartford, Kent, UK. (1947)

Sep 02 1951
Mik Kaminski, cellist with The Electric Light Orchestra [E.L.O.] from 1973, is born in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK. (1951)

Sep 02 1954
An Alan Freed-promoted package tour called The Biggest Rhythm?n?Blues Show, plays in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. Acts on the bill include The Drifters, Roy Hamilton, LaVern Baker, King Pleasure, The Spaniels and more. (1954)

Sep 02 1955
Elvis Presley plays in the Arkansas Municipal Stadium, Texarkana, Texas, USA. Johnny Cash, Bud Deckleman and Eddie Bond are also on the bill. During this day, Elvis's pink Cadillac Fleetwood Special sustains $1,000 worth of damage in an accident just south of Texarkana. (1955)

Sep 02 1965
Returning from a tour of the USA, The Beatles touch down at Heathrow Airport, London. John Lennon and his wife Cynthia leave immediately for a holiday in the south of Europe. (1965)

Sep 02 1968
The Jimi Hendrix Experience release their new single, a version of Bob Dylan?s All Along The Watchtower, in the USA. It will peak in the Billboard Top 40 at No20. (1968)

Sep 02 1970
Led Zeppelin play at the Coliseum, Oakland, California. (1970)

Sep 02 1971
The J. Geils Band records Whammer Jammer, I Don't Need You No More and other tracks for Atlantic Records in the Record Plant, Los Angeles, California. (1971)

Sep 02 1976
Having watched the movie Cry Of The Banshee recently on tv, UK punkette Suzie Ballion now decides to call her fledgling band Siouxsie and the Banshees. (1976)

Sep 02 1980
On his Hotter Than July Tour, Stevie Wonder plays the second of six (non-consecutive) nights at Wembley Arena, London, UK. (1980)

Sep 02 1995
You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson becomes the first record in the 37 year history of the Billboard US Singles Charts to enter at No1. (1995)

Sep 02 2000
Music by Madonna tops the UK albums chart, selling 115,000 copies in its first week on sale. (2000)

Sep 02 2005
During the televised Hurricane Katrina benefit show A Concert For Hurricane Relief, in New York City, Kanye West takes the opportunity to attack US president George Bush, declaring, "George Bush doesn't care about black people." (2005)

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