September 30th Happy Birthday to Buddy Rich (1917 ), Cissy Houston – Sweet Inspirations (1933), Jill Corey (1935), Johnny Mathis (1935), Dewey Martin – The Dillards, Buffalo Springfield (1940), Frankie Lymon (1942), Marilyn McCoo – 5th Dimension (1943), Sylvia Peterson – The Chiffons (1946), Marc Bolan (1947), John Lombardo – 10,000 Maniacs (1952), Lesley Beach – Amazulu (1954), Basia Trzetrzelewska – Matt Bianco (1954), Robby Takac – Goo Goo Dolls (1964), Trey Anastasio – Phish (1964), Keisha Buchanan – Sugababes (1984)
Also BBC Radio 1’s birthday which went on air for the first time on this day in 1967 – Tony Blackburn was the first DJ with The Move’s ‘Flowers In The Rain’ being the first song played.
1961 Johhny O’Keefe at No.1 on the Australian charts with ‘I’m Gonna Knock on Your Door’
1967 Vikki Carr at No.1 on the Australian charts with ‘It Must Be Him’
1972 David Cassidy at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘How Can I Be Sure.’
1978 Exile at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Kiss You All Over’
1978 John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John at No.1 on the UK chart with ‘Summer Nights’
1989 Tina Turner at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Foreign Affair’.
1995 Mariah Carey at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Fantasy’
1995 Simply Red got their first UK No.1 single when ‘Fairground’
2006 Justin Timberlake at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’
2007 Foo Fighters at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Echoes Silence Patience & Grace’
2007 Sugababes at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘About You Now’
1960 The Beatles performed at the Indra Club, Grosse Freiheit, Hamburg, West Germany.
1964 The Who appeared at the Town Hall, Greenwich, South London.
1967 Pink Floyd appeared at the Skyline Club in Hull north east England.
1971 Rick Wakeman made his live debut with Yes at The De Montford Hall, Leicester
1984 Kiss kicked off a 14-date UK tour at the Brighton Centre