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: Movie producer George Lucas is 71. Actress Meg Foster (“Cagney and Lacey”) is 67. Director Robert Zemeckis is 64. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 63. Actor Tim Roth is 54. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 53. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 53. Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli Vanilli is 49. Bassist Mike Inez of Alice In Chains is 49. Singer Raphael Saadiq (Tony! Toni! Tone!) is 49. Actress Cate Blanchett is 46. Singer Danny Wood of New Kids on the Block is 46. Director Sofia Coppola (KOH’-pah-lah) (“Lost In Translation”) is 44. Singer Natalie Appleton of All Saints is 42. Singer Shanice is 42. Actress Carla Jimenez (“Growing Up Fisher”) is 41. Guitarist Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys is 37. Musician/singer Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show is 37. Singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys is 36. Bassist Mike Retondo of Plain White T’s is 34. Actress Amber Tamblyn (“Joan of Arcadia”) is 32. Actress Miranda Cosgrove (“iCarly”) is 22.