June 14th Entertainment News

On June 14th, 1953, Elvis Presley graduated from L.C. Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee.

In 1961, country singer Patsy Cline suffered serious head and hip injuries in a car crash in Madison, Tennessee. A passenger in the other car was killed.

In 1965, Paul McCartney recorded “Yesterday.”

In 1970, Derek and the Dominoes made their live debut in Britain.

Also in 1970, the Grateful Dead released “Workingman’s Dead.”

In 1971, the first Hard Rock Cafe opened in London.

In 1972, up to 300 people tried to crash the gate at a Rolling Stones concert in Tucson, Arizona. Police were called in with tear gas to disperse the crowd.

In 1976, The Beatles “Rock ‘N’ Roll Music” anthology went gold, six years after the band broke up.

In 1979, Little Feat broke up. Two weeks later, founding member Lowell George died of a heart attack.

In 1986, lyricist and composer Alan Jay Lerner died of lung cancer in New York. Among his music: “Brigadoon,” ”Camelot,” ”Gigi” and “My Fair Lady.”

In 1989, Zsa Zsa Gabor was arrested after allegedly slapping a Beverly Hills police officer who pulled her over for having expired license tags.

In 1995, more than 20 people in Columbus, Ohio, called authorities to complain about a Ted Nugent concert that they said was too loud. The concert was within legal noise limits, and Nugent refused a request to turn down the volume anyway.