16/10 1938 Föddes Christa Päffgen, mer känd som Nico. Sångerska som medverkade på Velvet Undergrounds debutalbum 1967 och senare släppte flera soloskivor i eget namn. NICO – Chelsea Girls
11/12 1964 Soul singer Sam Cooke was shot dead by his manager Bertha Franklin, who claimed to have been attacked by Cooke while they were staying at the Hacienda hotel in Los Angeles. Cooke turned 33 years old.