Hans Remembers- Tuesday August 25, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- Elton Hercules John on this date played his first ever U.S. show- at the Troubadour in West Hollywood. He shared the bill with singer-songwriter David Ackles. Don Henley, Quincy Jones and Leon Russell were in attendance. It got rave reviews and helped to launch Elton into superstardom.
- Born on this day in Rheinberg, Nordrein-Westfalen- West Germany- German supermodel and fashion designer Claudia Schiffer.
- Basketball’s Robert Horry- aka Big Shot Bob- born 50 years ago in Harford County, Maryland. he played sixteen NBA seasons and was a part of seven World Championship teams- no one outside of members of the Boston Celtic 1960’s teams has more championship rings.
- Former baseball player Doug Glanville an infielder who played for three different teams from 1996-2004 and hit .277 for his career born on this date in Hackensack, New Jersey. He can currently been seen covering baseball on ESPN.
- Country music’s Jo Dee Messina born on this day in Framington, Massachusetts. She was the first female artist to score three #1 hits off of the same album.