The Ramones in History

Events in Music

  • 1974-08-16 Ramones concert debut (NYC's CBGBs)
  • 1979-04-24 Musical film "Rock 'n' Roll High School" featuring the Ramones is released
  • 1983-08-15 Ramones guitarist Joey Ramone, beaten in fight-undergoes brain surgery
  • 1990-09-27 Dee Dee Ramone arrested on marijuana possession

Birthdays in Music

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1948-10-08 Johnny Ramone [Cummings], American rock guitarist (Ramones), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2004)

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Johnny Ramone
  • 1951-05-19 Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], lead singer of the punk rock band The Ramones (Baby I Love You)
  • 1951-09-18 Dee Dee Ramone [Douglas Colvin], rock bassist (Ramones), born in Fort Lee, Virginia (d. 2002)
  • 1952-01-29 Tommy Ramone, [Erdelyi], rock drummer/bassist (Ramones), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1955-11-24 Elvis Ramone, American drummer (The Ramones)
  • 1957-08-11 Richie Ramone [Richard Reinhardt], American rock drummer (Ramones), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1965-10-08 C-Jay Ramone, American musician (The Ramones)

Deaths in Music

  • 2001-04-15 Joey Ramone, American musician and singer (The Ramones) (b. 1951)
  • 2002-06-05 Dee Dee Ramone, American bassist (The Ramones), dies of a heroin overdose at 51

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2004-09-15 Johnny Ramone, American lead guitarist of the punk rock band The Ramones, dies of prostate cancer at 55

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Johnny Ramone
  • 2007-10-30 Linda Stein, Ramones manager and real estate broker (b. 1945)
  • 2013-03-30 Phil Ramone, South-African born American music producer, dies from an aortic aneurysm at 79
  • 2014-07-11 Tommy Ramone [Erdélyi Tamás], Hungarian-American punk rock drummer/bassist (Ramones), dies of bile duct cancer at 65