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Music Calendar...

In 1952 Allan Freed hosts the first rock & roll concert, the "Moondog Ball," in Cleveland.

In 1953 "The Doggie In The Window" by Patti Page is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1955 Big Maybelle records "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On."

In 1956 Carl Perkins breaks four ribs and his shoulder in a car accident that killed his brother, Jay, and his manager on their way to appear on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Perkins spent 9 months in the hospital.

In 1961 The Beatles make their first appearance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England.

In 1964 Dean Martin leaves his handprints, footprints and signature in cement at Hollywood's Chinese Theatre.

In 1964 The Beatles appear on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.

In 1964 "She Loves You" by The Beatles hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.

In 1966 Newsweek features an article on The Beatles and their new album "Rubber Soul."

In 1969 One day after their wedding, John Lennon & Yoko Ono leave Paris brother, Jay, an
on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Perkins spent 9 months in the hospital.

In 1961 The Beatles make their first appearance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England.

In 1964 Dean Martin leaves his handprints, footprints and signature in cement at Hollywood's Chinese Theatre.

In 1964 The Beatles appear on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.

In 1964 "She Loves You" by The Beatles hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.

In 1966 Newsweek features an article on The Beatles and their new album "Rubber Soul."

In 1969 One day after their wedding, John Lennon & Yoko Ono leave Paris on their way to Amsterdam, as chronicled in "The Ballad of John and Yoko."

In 1970 "American Woman" by the Guess Who and "Hitchin' A Ride" by Vanity Fare both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1970 The Beatles' single "Let It Be" set a then record for highest first-time entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, debuting at #6.

In 1970 The Faces release "First Step," their first album with Rod Stewart and Ron Wood in the band.

In 1975 Black Oak Arkansas, Alvin Lee and Montrose perform on NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special."

In 1976 David Bowie and Iggy Pop are arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession in New York. The charges were eventually dropped.

In 1977 Kenny Nolan's "I Like Dreamin'" and the Eagles' "New Kid In Town" are both certified gold.

In 1981 "Too Much Time On My Hands" by Styx and "Take It On The Run" by REO Speedwagon both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1981 "Keep On Loving You" by REO Speedwagon is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1982 Donny Osmond stars in the title role on Broadway of "Little Johnny Jones" at the Alvin Theater.

In 1984 Part of Central Park is named "Strawberry Fields" honoring the late John Lennon.

In 1987 Dean Paul Martin, of the '60s trio Dino, Desi and Billy and the son of Dean Martin, is killed when his Air National Guard jet crashed in the San Bernardino Mountains in California.

In 1987 "Lean On Me" by Club Nouveau hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.

In 1988 Hank Williams Jr. wins his second consecutive ACM Entertainer of the Year award.

In 1989 Dick Clark announces that he was stepping down as host of "American Bandstand" after 33 years. David Hirsh, 26, replaced him.

In 1989 Madonna's album "Like A Prayer" is released.

In 1990 Tony Orlando receives a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

In 1990 Alannah Myles' self-titled album "Alannah Myles" is certified gold, while Motley Crue's CD "Dr. Feelgood" goes triple platinum.

In 1991 Leo Fender, creator of the Telecaster and Stratocaster guitars, dies at age 81.

In 1992 "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" by TLC enters the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1992 "Save The Best For Last" by Vanessa Williams is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 5 weeks.

In 1994 Bruce Springsteen wins the Best Original Song Oscar of "Streets Of Philadelphia" from the film "Philadelphia."

In 1994 Mitch Ryder said he would donate royalties from his new song "Mercy" to Dr. Jack Kevorkian's campaign to permit doctor-assisted suicides in Michigan.

In 1994 ZZ Top's album "Antenna" is certified gold.

In 1995 The albums "Made in England" by Elton John and "Conversation Peace" by Stevie Wonder are both released, as is Seal's single "Kiss From A Rose."

In 1996 It was announced that Sheryl Crow would accompany first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton to visit U.S. peacekeeping troops in Bosnia.

In 2000 'N Sync's album "No Strings Attached" is released. It became the first album in history to sell more than 1 million units in one day with a total of 1.1 million.

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