What Happened January 13th In Pop Music History
It’s January 13th and these are some of the things that happened on this day in pop music history:
- In 1993, Bobby Brown was arrested in Augusta, Georgia, for simulating intercourse with Queline Young (who was also charged) in front of an audience that included underage fans. The singer was not taken into custody.
- In 1973, Carly Simon’s album No Secrets started a five-week run at the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart, thanks to the single “You’re So Vain,” which kicked off a three-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard 100 a week earlier.
- In 1979, the body of soul pop singer Donny Hathaway was found on the sidewalk below the window of his 15th-floor room at the Essex Hotel in New York City. He was 33. His death was ruled a suicide.
- In 1984, BBC Radio 1 announced it would not play “Relax” by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, except at night, due to its sexually suggestive lyrics. The song went on to top the charts.
And that’s what popped on this day.
Following the success of the first-ever CareNeverStops 50/50 Lottery, we are pleased to announce a new monthly lottery in support of Grand River Hospital. Every month in 2021, you can get the chance to win cash and prizes by playing the 50/50 lottery! Proceeds support a different area of care at Grand River Hospital each month. In January, we’re playing to support mental health care. After a year where most of us faced many new stressors, there are many people in our community are in need of mental health care. Play the 50/50 lottery to support mental health care in our community. Play for care. It’s win-win.
This year has been challenging for our community. We haven’t been able to gather, socialize and celebrate like we’re used to. More time spent indoors may be making us feel a little more isolated from our community. So, we’re reimagining how we experience and enjoy the winter season. Reimagine Winter offers activities, attractions and programs that give community members the outlet they need during these challenging times. Kitchener is a vibrant and resilient community, and the winter season is still ours to enjoy safely. Let’s reimagine it.
Barenaked Ladies - July 21st @ Budweiser Stage