Fleetwood Mac in History

Events in Music

  • 1970-05-24 Peter Green quits Fleetwood Mac to join a religious cult
  • 1970-08-07 Christine Perfect (McVie) joins Fleetwood Mac
  • 1974-12-31 Lindsey Buckingham & Stevie Nicks join Fleetwood Mac
  • 1977-02-04 "Rumours" 11th studio album by Fleetwood Mac is released (Grammy Album of the Year)
  • 1977-04-02 Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks
  • 1977-09-17 Fleetwood Mac's "Rumors" is #1 for 19th straight week

Music awardsMusic Awards

1978-01-16 5th American Music Awards: Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & C Twitty

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • 1978-02-23 20th Grammy Awards: Hotel California, Fleetwood Mac, Debbie Boone wins
  • 1979-10-10 Fleetwood Mac gets a star in Hollywood

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1984-05-01 Mick Fleetwood (of Fleetwood Mac) files for bankruptcy

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood

Music concertMusic Concert

2014-01-11 During a concert in Maui, Mick Fleetwood announces that Christine McVie would be rejoining Fleetwood Mac

Rock vocalist Christine McVie
Rock vocalist
Christine McVie
Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood
  • 2018-04-09 Fleetwood Mac announce new members Neil Finn and Mike Campbell after firing long-standing member Lindsey Buckingham

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestChristine McVie

1943-07-12 Christine McVie, English rock vocalist (Fleetwood Mac-Got A Hold on Me), born in Bouth, England

Rock vocalist Christine McVie
Rock vocalist
Christine McVie
  • 1945-08-31 Bob Welch, American rock vocalist, guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2012)
  • 1945-11-26 John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England
  • 1946-10-29 Peter Green [Peter Greenbaum], English rocker (Fleetwood Mac), born in London

Person of interestMick Fleetwood

1947-06-24 Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood
  • 1947-11-01 Bob Weston, English, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), born in Devon (d. 2012)
  • 1948-05-26 Stevie [Stephanie] Nicks, American singer songwriter (Fleetwood Mac, Bella Donna), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1948-07-04 Jeremy Spencer, British rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well), born in Hartlepool, County Durham, England
  • 1949-10-03 Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist and lead singer (Fleetwood Mac), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1950-05-13 Danny Kirwan, British musician, singer and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac- "Albatross"), born in London, England (d. 2018)
  • 1953-05-08 Billy Burnette, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

1970-06-12 Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood (22) weds Jenny Boyd (23)

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood

LoveWedding of Interest

1986-10-18 "Fleetwood Mac" member Christine McVie (43) weds keyboardist Eduardo Quintela

Rock vocalist Christine McVie
Rock vocalist
Christine McVie

Deaths in Music

  • 2012-01-03 Bob Weston, British guitarist & songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), dies from a gastrointestinal hemorrhage at 64 (body found this date)
  • 2012-06-07 Bob Welch, American musician (Fleetwood Mac), commits suicide by gunshot at 66
  • 2018-06-08 Danny Kirwan, British musician, singer and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac- "Albatross"), dies at 68