On this day in 1976, John Lennon was awarded his Green card, allowing him permanent residence in the US
Today in 2001, Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd) was found dead in a hotel room in Florida aged 49
Today in 1944, Bobbie Gentry, (born Roberta Lee Streeter) was born in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
Maureen McGovern celebrates her 65th birthday today
Today in 2006, the file-sharing service Kazaa agrees to pay record labels over $115 million in damages for piracy.