On This Day -June 3rd

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On This Day in 1957: Noel Coward comes home

Noel Coward

Noel Coward returned to Britain from the West Indies amid criticism that he was living abroad to avoid paying income tax. He arrived at Southampton on the Queen Elizabeth liner dressed in a black tweed jacket with a white diamond pattern, dark trousers and a black and white check bow tie.

He brushed off questions about tax evasion saying he was "disgusted but entirely unworried" by talk of him being a tax exile.

 

On This Day in 1970: The Kinks' Ray Davies long trip

The Kinks

Ray Davies was forced to make a 6,000 mile round trip from New York to London to record one word in a song. Davies had to change the word 'Coca- Cola' to 'Cherry Cola' on the bands forthcoming single 'Lola' due to an advertising ban at BBC Radio.

 

 

 

 

On This Day in 2003 Barry Manilow suffers a broken nose

Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow suffered a broken nose after he accidentally walked into a wall at his home in Palm Springs, California and knocked himself unconscious. Although he passed out for four hours, he didn't endure any lasting effects as doctors determined that surgery was not necessary.

 

 

 

On This Day in 1942: Anita Harris born

Anita Harris

Anita Harris, TV star, singer/actress (Follow that Camel) and dancer was born this day in 1942

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