|September 22, 1997 in History|
Elton John releases Diana tribute 'Candle in the Wind 1997'
Elton John History:
February 24, 1998 - Elton John knighted
October 21, 1997 - Elton John's tribute to Princess Diana breaks world record, 318 million distributed
November 4, 1993 - Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror false report his diet
October 22, 1988 - Elton John sells out MSG for a record 26th time
February 14, 1984 - Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney, Australia
September 27, 1979 - Elton John, sick with flu, collapses at the Hollywood Universal Ampitheater
May 21, 1979 - Elton John becomes 1st western rocker to perform live in U.S.S.R.
May 1, 1979 - Elton John becomes 1st pop star to perform in Israel
October 1, 1977 - Elton John honored by MSG Hall of Fame
October 21, 1975 - Elton John given a star in Hollywood
August 25, 1970 - Elton John's 1st U.S. appearance, Los Angeles
March 25, 1947 - Elton John, born in Pinner, England, also known as Reginald Kenneth Dwight, singer 'Rocketman' and 'Candle in the Wind'
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