Archive for June 9, 2012
- —-: Abijah (Andrew Smith) is born in Kingston, Jamaica.
- 1929 – Keith A St H Gardner, Jamaica, 4x400m runner (Olympic-bronze-1960).
- 2002 – Jeremy Lee, Stereo Passion sound system owner, dies in boat accident at age 36.
- 1994 – Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed).
- 1991 – Bruce Springsteen weds his backup singer Patty Scialfa.
- 1990 – Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage.
- 1984 – Cyndi Lauper’s 1st #1 “Time After Times”
- 1984 – Polygram’s Hanover Germany plant produces its 10 millionth CD.
- 1980 – [JAPAN] Legendary reggae bar 69 is open at Shinjuku 2-chome, Tokyo, Japan.
- 1980 – Comedian Richard Pryor More >
Jah Cure recently completed a pre-Summer European tour that saw him doing five gigs between May 16 and 25 in Sweden and France.
He performed in Stockholm on the 16th, before jetting to Paris for a sold-out concert on the 19. On the 20th, the tour went to Lyon, then to Bordeaux on the 24th before an exciting climax in Toulouse on the 25th.
“All of the venues were sold out to capacity. In fact, on three of the shows, patrons were sent home as the venues were filled to capacity and there were concerns regarding the safety of patrons,” Jah Cure’s More >
Zachary Harding gave guests a sneak peek into his One People documentary, a project started a year ago on Tuesday.
The official premiere of the documentary takes place on Jamaica’s Independence Day, August 6.
A collaborative effort between Harding and Justine Henzell, One People is the official Jamaica50 documentary and looks at what Jamaica means to the rest of the world in its 50th year of Independence.
At the preview that took place at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, University of the West Indies, Mona, guests got the opportunity to see snippets of some of the 300 interviews with More >