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Dave Clark

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 77 years of age.

British Leader and drummer of The Dave Clark 5, The Dave Clark Five (abbreviated as DC5) were an English Beat group in the 1960s


Born- 1942- London, England


1961 – Dave forms The Dave Clark Five


1964 – One of the few that were able to present something of a commercial threat to The Beatles, the dominant group of the period. They were, in fact, the second group of the "British Invasion" after The Beatles to have a chart hit in America ("Glad All Over" #6 January 1964).


1964-67 – The Dave Clark Five had several more hit songs in the United States, including "Bits and Pieces" (#4 February 1964), "Can’t You See That She’s Mine" (#4), "Because" (#3), "Catch Us If You Can" (#4 July 1965), "Over And Over" (#1 October 1965), and "You Got What It Takes" (#7 March 1967).


1965 – Writer Bob Rafelson pitched the idea of a weekly sitcom to him; when Clark rejected the idea, Rafelson refined it to become The Monkees.


1970 – The group disbanded.


The Dave Clark Five – Clark, Mike Smith, Lenny Davidson, Rick Huxley, and Denis Payton – made some eighteen appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show.



2007 – The Dave Clark Five are picked to be entered into the 2008, Rock N’ Roll Hall Fame.