Today in Music.
On this Day July 16, 2000
Coldplay went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their debut release Parachutes. The release spawned the hit singles 'Shiver', 'Yellow', 'Trouble', and 'Don't Panic' and won the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 2002.
On this Day July 16, 1995
Wayne Osmond from The Osmonds underwent a brain tumour operation at Duke University Medical Centre, North Carolina.
On this Day July 16, 1981
US singer-songwriter Harry Chapin, who had success in the 70s with 'Taxi, W-O-L-D and a No. 1 Cats In The Cradle, was killed aged 38 suffering a cardiac arrest while driving on a New York expressway. His car was hit from behind by a tractor-trailer, causing the gas tank to explode.