Filming began on the movie “The Man Who Fell to Earth” on this day in 1975 in New Mexico. The film starred David Bowie, who was cast as the alien. What was his character’s name?
Answer: Thomas Jerome Newton
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
1965: “A Spaniard in the Works”, John Lennon’s second book was published in the U.S.
1967: The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band topped the charts.
1970: Jimi Hendrix had his first recording sessions at Electric Ladyland studios.
1976: During a concert in Hartford, Connecticut, Peter Frampton fell from the stage and cracked two of his ribs.
Checking out the WZLX ticket stash…
1970: We have Ten Years After at Harvard Stadium with Mott the Hoople.
1972: Faces was at the Garden.
1979: The Charlie Daniels Band played the Lawn at the Lenox Music Inn.