Sunday, April 2, 2017

April 2nd

Sonny and Cher appear on The Ed Sullivan Show.  

With a new song ("I'm A Man") already climbing the charts by The Spencer Davis Group, keyboardist / lead vocalist / and chief songwriter Steve Winwood tells The New Musical Express, the most popular pop music publication in Great Britain, that he is forming a new band with Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood and Dave Mason which they will call "Traffic".  

An audience member threw a smoke bomb on to the stage at a Rolling Stones concert being held at The Town Hall in Vienna, Austria, which led to a riot and the arrest of 154 people.  

The Monkees perform a sold-out show at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens.  

Number One at the Box Office this week:  Thoroughly Modern Millie.  

Actors Lynn Redgrave and John Clark were married.  They would go on to have three children together before divorcing in 2000.