1.The 1950s singer Buddy Holly travelled/was travelling in a plane when it crashed/was crashing.
2.The singer Hayley Westenra sang/was singing in the streets of Christchurch ,New Zealand ,when she made/was making her first record.
3.Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones met/were meeting in 1961 when they waited/were waiting for a train.
4.Mozart composed/was composing music before he was/was being five years old.
5.Elvis Presley did/was doing national service for the US army in Germany when he met/was meeting his wife,Priscilla.