This Day in History: 2022-07-07

July 7
1953: Alfie Zappacosta is born in Sora, Italy. 1959:Paul Anka has “Lonely Boy” top Billboard’s chart.

1966: Johnny Fay, drummer forTragically Hip is born in Kingston, Ont.

1969: “Spinning Wheel” byBlood, Sweat & Tears tops Canada’s RPM singles chart.

1971:Steel River opens for Crowbar at Fort Williams Park in Ontario.

1972:Mahogany Rush is in Quebec City for a show at La Cour la petite Bastille.

1976:The Stills Young Band is in Providence, Rhode Island for a show at the Civic Center.

1977:The Diodes, Viletones, and Teenage Head invade New York’s CBGB club.

1978:Peter Pringle and Tommy Common are among the guests on The Raes Variety Hour.

1979:Mahogany Rush is in Houston Texas for a show at the Sam Houston Coliseum.

1979:Shane Yellowbird is born in Hobbema, Alberta.

1982: Jane Vasey, pianist forDownchild Blues Band dies of leukemia at age 33.

1982:The Terry Crawford Band opens for The Beach Boys at Edmonton’s Northlands Coliseum.

1983:Red Rider peaks on Billboard’s chart at #71 with “Young Thing Wild Dreams” the second of a two week run.

1984:Helix releases the WALKING THE RAZOR’S EDGE album.

1992:The Stampeders reunite for the first time in 15 years during the Calgary Stampede.

1984:Corey Hart opens for April Wine in Moncton, NB at the Coliseum.

1997:Our Lady Peace closes out a three-week run atop Canada’s RPM singles chart with “Clumsy.”

1998:Barenaked Ladies release the album STUNT.

2001:Big Sugar peaks on Billboard’s chart at #12 with “Brothers and Sisters.”

2011: Max Brand is among the performers at Toronto’s El Mocambo, promoting the upcoming World Youth Day, which actually doesn’t take place until 17 days later.

2012:Steelback reunite in Nanaimo, BC for a show at Port Theatre.

2014:Neil Young reunites with Crosby Stills & Nash on the Jimmy Kimmel Show.

2016: Mombius Hibachi release the new single and video, “Fell Down A Hole.”

2017:Headpins, Prism, and Streethearf are in Tisdale, Saskatchewan for Rockin’ The Square.

2017:Dan Davidson releases his new single and video, “Say We Did.”

2018: Redwhyn and Orb Sceptre Throne are in Vernon, BC for a show at Record City.

2020: Subjex release their new single and video, “Wilson Ave.”