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  • On this Day May 22, 2012

    British newspaper The Sun, reported that Mick Jagger's lavish Caribbean holiday home on Mustique was available for hire, at £9,500 a week, but added that Mick, demanded full details of applicants backgrounds, including professions, before they were even considered. Bandmate beach-front Caribbean holiday home at Parrot Cay Resort in the Turks and Caicos Islands was also available for rent, at £35,000 a week.
  • On this Day May 22, 2002

    Adam Ant appeared at The Old Bailey in London charged with possession of an imitation firearm. Ant, (Stuart Goddard) had been arrested in January after an altercation at The Prince of Wales pub in London when a bouncer refused to let him in.
  • On this Day May 22, 2000

    Travis swept the board at the Ivor Novello awards. Singer Fran Healy won two awards for Best Contemporary Song for the single 'Why Does It Always Rain On Me'' And Songwriter Of The Year for the Travis album 'The Man Who.'
  • On this Day May 22, 1976

    Wings started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Silly Love Songs', McCartney's fifth US No.1 since leaving had often been teased by music critics as well as former Beatle and friend, for writing lightweight songs and he wrote this number in response.
  • On this Day May 22, 1971

    The Rolling Stones album 'Sticky Fingers' started a four-week run at No.1 on the US charts, the group's second US No.1 album. The artwork for which, on the original vinyl release, featured a working zipper that opened to reveal cotton briefs, was conceived by American pop artist Andy Warhol. The cover, a photo of Joe Dallesandro's crotch clad in tight blue jeans, was assumed by many fans to be an image of Mick Jagger. The album also features the first usage of the "Tongue and Lip Design" designed by John Pasche.
  • On this Day May 22, 1965

    went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Ticket To Ride', the group's eighth US No.1. The American single's label declared that the song was from the United Artists release Eight Arms to Hold You. This was the original title of the Beatles' second movie; the title changed to Help! after the single was initially released.
  • On this Day May 22, 1958

    Jerry Lee Lewis arrived at London's Heathrow Airport to begin his first British tour, along with his new bride, 14 year old third cousin, Myra. Although advised not to mention it, Lewis answered all questions about his private life. The public's shock over Lewis' marriage marks the start of a controversy leading to his British tour being cancelled after just 3 of the scheduled 37 performances.
  • Things you didn't know

    Hyla stingi is a Colombian tree frog named after Sting in recognition of his work for the rain forest. This frog spends much of its lifespan in trees, known as an arboreal state.
  • Quote of the Day

    "We always wanted to rock the way Queen did." Joe Elliott, Def Leppard.
  • I fought the law

    Eric Clapton was fined £300 with £10 costs in 1990 by Walton-on-Thames Magistrates court, after being booked for speeding at 105 mph, Clapton was also banned from driving for 3 months.