On this Day January 19, 2008
American songwriter and singer John Stewart, who wrote the Monkees 1967 hit
died aged 68 after he suffered a brain aneurysm in San Diego. Stewart was a member of folk group The Kingston Trio and went on to record more than 45 solo albums with his biggest solo success being a US top five single, 'Gold', in 1979.
On this Day January 19, 2001
It was reported that
Paul McCartney was set to become the world's first pop star billionaire. McCartney was said to be worth £725 million ($1,233) and was expected to become a billionaire after huge sales from
The Beatles compilation hits album.
On this Day January 19, 1993
Fleetwood Mac re-formed to perform at Bill Clinton's inauguration. The band's "Don't Stop" was used as the theme for his campaign.