December 5: Gin Blossoms, The Beatles, Belinda Carlisle

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

December 5: Doug Hopkins, co-founder and lead guitarist of the Gin Blossoms, committed suicide in 1993 by shooting himself when in the early stage of mental health. In 1960, The Beatles are thrown out of Germany after tacking a condom to a brick wall and igniting it. Belinda Carlisle has the number one hit 27 years ago with "Heaven is a Place on Earth."