Music Calendar...

   In 1957 Alan Freed's autobiographical movie "Mister Rock & Roll" premieres.
   In 1962 Bobby "Boris" Pickett performs "Monster Mash" on ABC-TV's "American
           Bandstand."
   In 1963 The Beatles begin the band's first-ever tour outside Britain, a
   In 1966 The Lovin' Spoonful appear on TV's "Hollywood Palace."
   In 1966 "Cherish" by the Association hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and
           stayed there for three weeks.
   In 1967 The Mama & Papas sing "California Dreamin'" on the CBS-TV's "Ed
           Sullivan Show."
   In 1968 "Turn Around, Look At Me" by the Vogues is certified gold.
   In 1971 The Jackson Five appear on the cover of Life magazine.
   In 1973 Loretta Lynn's single "Coal Miner's Daughter" is released.
   In 1977 Only a month after his death, thousands gather at the first "Elvis"
           convention in Cincinnati.
   In 1977 "Come Sail Away" by Styx, "How Deep Is Your Love" by the Bee Gees,
           and "Baby What A Big Surprise" by Chicago all enter the U.S. top 40
           chart.
   In 1983 "Uptown Girl" by Billy Joel and "Love Is A Battlefield" by Pat
           Benater both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
   In 1983 "Tell Her About It" by Billy Joel is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
   In 1984 The Hard Rock Cafe opens in San Francisco.
   In 1984 Paul McCartney's single "No More Lonely Nights" is released.
   In 1985 "Brothers In Arms" album by Dire Straits is certified double
           platinum.
   In 1988 James Brown is arrested in Georgia after leading police on an
           hour-long 2-state car chase.
   In 1988 The Grateful Dead end an 9-night stand at New York City's Madison
           Square Garden with a benefit concert for Greenpeace.
   In 1988 "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin hits #1 on the U.S. top 40
           chart. It was the first acappela record to do so.
   In 1991 Nirvana's album "Nevermind" is released.
   In 1993 Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler reaches a $2.5 million
           settlement with his former bandmates, who threw him out of the band
           because he couldn't kick his heroin habit.
   In 1994 Eric Clapton performs on the season premiere of NBC-TV's "Saturday
           Night Live."
   In 1994 "Turn The Beat Around" by Gloria Estefan enters the U.S. top 40
           chart.
   In 1996 Elton John's album "Love Songs" and Sheryl Crow's CD "Sheryl Crow"
           are both released.
   In 1997 Garth Brooks is named Best Entertainer by Country Music Association.
   In 1997 Matchbox Twenty's album "Yourself Or Someone Like You" is certified
           double platinum, while Jewel's album "Pieces Of You" goes platinum
           for the sixth time.
   In 1997 "Honey" by Mariah Carey is certified gold and platinum.
   In 1999 Britney Spears appears as herself on TV's "Sabrina the Teenage
           Witch."
   In 1999 Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music
           symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.
   In 1999 Lee Ann Womack's album "Lee Ann Womack" is certified platinum, while
           Smash Mouth album "Astro Lounge" goes double platinum.
   In 2002 Jennifer Love Hewitt's album "Bare Naked" is released.
   In 2002 Singer/songwriter Tim Rose, who sang with Cass Elliott in the folk
           trio Big Three, dies of intestinal cancer. He was 62.

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