To Fast to live, too young to die, my, my. The world lost a brilliant manic comic on this day in 1982 when John Belushi died of an apparent overdose in Los Angeles.
Rockers of note born on March 5th include Alan Clark of Dire Straits (1952) and John Frusciante of the Red Hot Chili Peppers (1970).
3,000 radio stations played We Are The World at an appointed time on this day in 1985. The single to raise aid money for Africa included Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Tina Turner, Willie Nelson, Steve Perry, Bob Dylan, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Bob Geldof, Lindsey Buckingham and dozens more.