This Day in History: 2022-05-29
1949: Prism‘s Lindsay Mitchell is born in London, England.
1964: Jimmy Rankin is born in Mabou, Cape Breton Island.
1968: Mike Plume is born in Moncton, NB.
1975: Goddo opens for Golden EarRing at Massey Hall in Toronto.
1978: Christopher Ward releases his first single, “Imagine A Song.”
1978: Streetheart release their debut album, MEANWHILE BACK IN PARIS.
1982: Loverboy is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the World Series of Rock.
1988: Old footage of BTO is shown, as Solid Gold features rock bands.
1991: George Fox releases his SPICE OF LIFE album.
1994: Annette Ducharme releases her debut album, SANCTUARY.
1994: Connie Kaldor releases her OUT OF THE BLUE album.
1995: Bryan Adams tops Billboard’s chart with “Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?”
2004: Half A Halo release their THE TRASHING FLOOR album.
2004: Paramount Pictures announce plans to turn Avril Lavigne‘s teeny bopper anthem “Sk8er Boi” into a motion picture. Life as we know it would have ended, except Paramount never goes through with their threat.
2008: Rush donates $100,000 to the Canadian Museum of Human Rights.
2011: Anvil is in Calgary for a show at the Getaway.
2016: Brad Roberts releases the single, “I’ll Be Peaceful Then.”
2019: Producer, songwriter, and door opener for dozens of other Canadian artists, Ralph Murphy, dies of pneumonia in a Nashville hospital. He was 75.