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Music Calendar...

In 1957 Chuck Berry's singles "Roll Over Beethoven" and "School Day" are released in the UK.

In 1963 The Rolling Stones first UK single, a cover version of Chuck Berry's "Come On," is released.

In 1964 The Beatles travel the canals in Amsterdam.

In 1966 While he watches helplessly, Roy Orbison's wife Claudette is killed in a motorcycle accident.

In 1967 Three members of Moby Grape are arrested in San Francisco for having schoolgirls in the backseat of their car.

In 1967 A press release is issued stating that the Beatles had accepted the "Yellow Submarine" project.

In 1969 Blind Faith, the so-called supergroup composed of Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Ginger Baker and Ric Grech, make their concert debut at London's Hyde Park.

In 1969 A Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash Grand Ole Opry TV special airs on ABC.

In 1969 "Crystal Blue Persuasion" by Tommy James & the Shondells and "Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town" by Kenny Rogers & the First Edition both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1970 At New York's Metropolitan Opera House, the Who perform "Tommy" in its entirety for the last time until their 1989 reunion.

In 1971 Carole King's album "Tapestry" is certified gold.

In 1974 The Kinks host NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests ELO, Suzi Quatro and Buddy Miles.

In 1974 "The Entertainer" by Marvin Hamlisch is certified gold.

In 1975 "Thank God I'm A Country Boy" by John Denver is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1975 Elton John's "Captain Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy" becomes the first album to enter the Billboard Hot 200 albums chart at #1. It remained there for 7 nonconsecutive weeks.

In 1975 "Please Mr. Please" by Olivia Newton-John enters the U.S. top 40

chart.

In 1976 Paul McCartney appears on the cover of People magazine.

In 1977 Crosby, Stills & Nash appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

In 1979 Chuck Berry is charged with tax evasion one day before performing

for President Carter at the White House.

In 1982 Elvis Presley's home "Graceland" opens to the public.

In 1982 "Ebony & Ivory" by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder is certified gold.

In 1986 "Live To Tell" by Madonna is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1986 Air Supply guitarist and lyricist Graham Russell marries actress and model Jodi Varble.

In 1986 "Glory Of Love" by Peter Cetera enters the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1989 CBS Records is forced to change the title of George Jones's "Ya Ba Da Ba Do" to "The King Is Gone" to avoid copyright infringement with Hanna-Barbera's "Flintstones" trademark.

In 1990 Michael Jackson is hospitalized with chest pains.

In 1991 Queen Latifah makes her acting debut, playing an abusive waitress in Spike Lee's "Jungle Fever."

In 1991 Jimmy Osmond, the youngest of the singing Osmonds, marries Michelle Larson in Salt Lake City.

In 1991 Frank Sinatra's video "Reprise Collection: A Man And His Music" is certified platinum.

In 1993 Groundbreaking ceremonies take place for Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

In 1993 Prince changes his name to an unpronounceable symbol. (He changes it back to Prince in 2000.)

In 1994 The albums "Walk On" by Boston and "All-time Greatest" by Barry White are both released.

In 1995 "Don't Take It Personal" by Monica is certified gold.

In 1996 Mercy's single "Where Do You Go" is released.

In 1998 Country music's first stadium tour wraps at Rice Stadium in Houston, TX, and featured headliner George Strait with Tim McGraw, John Michael Montgomery, Faith Hill and Asleep at the Wheel.

In 1999 98 Degrees' single "The Hardest Thing," Red Hot Chili Peppers'  album "Californication" and Def Leppard's CD "Euphoria" are all released.

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