On This Day

August 5, 1971 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Music

  • Evil Jared Hasselhoff, American musician (The Bloodhound Gang)

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer [nee Gaines] (22) weds actor Helmuth Sommer

Singer Donna Summer
Donna Summer

Deaths in Music

  • Josef Stanislav, composer, dies at 74