(Saturday, August 18, 1962, 10 p.m. local time) — The Beatles as the world would know them are born tonight as Richard Starkey, better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, debuted as a permanent member of the group, the closing attraction in the local Horticultural Society’s 17th annual dance at Hulme Hall in Birkenhead.
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(Friday, August 18, 1972) — Rock ‘n’ roll star Elvis Presley, 37, filed for divorce today to end his five-years marriage to his wife, Priscilla, 27, whom he met 13 years before while serving in the Army in Germany.
(Saturday, August 18, 1962) — Your Heart Belongs to Me by The Supremes (Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, Florence Ballard and Barbara Martin, who quit shortly after making this record) peaked at #95 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for one week. It was the group’s first of 45 appearances on the chart (1962-1976), including 31 with Ross (1962-1969) as lead vocalist.