It’s sad enough that actress Farrah Fawcett has lost her long battle with cancer today, June 25th, 2009. It’s worse that Michael Jackson’s death on this same date will forever obliterate the news of her passing. She fought the good fight.
Update: Check out this fantastic Remembrance on the Tenth Anniversary of her Death.
Breaking News: Sky Saxon (born Richard Marsh), vocalist and founder of the seminal 1960s Garage Rock band, The Seeds has passed awaytoday, June 25th, 2009, at St. David’s Hospital in Austin, Texas of as-yet unknown causes. The Seeds are perhaps best known for the hit singles “Pushin’ Too Hard” and “Can’t Seem To Make You Mine,” which can currently be heard sound-tracking an Axe Body Spray commercial. Sky shares his death day with both Michael Jackson (who, perhaps understandably, seem to be getting most of the attention) and actress Farrah Fawcett. What a freakin’ day. Rest In peace, Sky.
On this Date, June 25th in 1967: An estimated 400 million people in 26 countries saw The Beatles debut “All You Need is Love” as part of the One World satellite broadcast. Among those who provided backing vocals on the track were Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton and Keith Moon. As a side note, I also very much enjoy The Rutles’ parody of this song, “Love Life” — which you can watch below! Love is the meaning of life/ Life is the meaning of Love…