Music Calendar...

In 1952 "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" by Jimmy Boyd is #1 on the charts.

In 1959 "Teen Angel" by Mark Dinning enters the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1960 Elvis Presley's 6th movie, "Flaming Star," opens in theaters.

In 1961 The Beatles record "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "Ready Teddy."

In 1964 The Temptations's single "My Girl" is released.

In 1964 Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watt's children's book, "Ode To A

Flying Bird," a tribute to late jazz great Charlie Parker is


In 1966 "Good Vibrations" by the Beach Boys is certified gold.

In 1968 The Beatles appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

In 1968 "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" by the Bob Seger System and "I Started A

Joke" by the Bee Gees both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1968 "The Beggar's Banquet" by the Rolling Stones enters the U.S. albums


In 1968 Crosby, Stills & Nash perform together for the first time.

In 1968 Janis Joplin makes her first appearance after leaving "Big Brother

and the Holding Company," performing in Memphis.

In 1969 Diana Ross makes her final TV appearance as a member of the Supremes

on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

In 1970 The soundtrack to "Jesus Christ Superstar" is certified gold.

In 1971 Elvis Presley meets privately with President Nixon at the White

House and asks to be named a drug enforcement agent.

In 1971 Martha & the Vandellas disband.

In 1973 Jose Felicano hosts NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests

Linda Ronstadt, Richie Havens and Roger McGuinn.

In 1974 "Black Water" by the Doobie Brothers and "Can't Get It Out Of My

Head" by ELO both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1974 "Cat's In The Cradle" by Harry Chapin is #1 on the U.S. top 40


In 1976 "Barry Manilow on Broadway" opens for a 2-week sold-out run in

New York.

In 1977 The Guiness Book Of World Records names the Rolling Stones as the

"Loudest Band of the Year."

In 1979 Willie Nelson makes his movie debut in "The Electric Horseman."

In 1983 Madness founder Mike Barson leaves the group.

In 1985 "Kyrie" by Mr. Mister enters the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1985 "Say You, Say Me" by Lionel Richie hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart

and stayed there for 4 weeks.

In 1988 Aerosmith's album "Toys In The Attic" is certified platinum for the

fifth time.

In 1989 Carlos Santana and wife Debbie have a daughter, Angelica Faith.

In 1991 "To Be With You" by Mr. Big and "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred

both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1992 David Crosby guest stars on ABC-TV's "Roseanne."

In 1992 Blues great Albert King dies of heart failure at age 69.

In 1994 Beach Boys Brian Wilson and cousin Mike Love settle Love's lawsuit

seeking songwriting credits on 35 songs.

In 1994 The album "Voodoo Lounge" by the Rolling Stones is certified double


In 1995 The Doors' video "A Tribute To Jim Morrison" is certified platinum.

In 1996 Lionel Richie weds Diane Alexander.

In 1998 Celine Dion, whose Oscar-winning single "My Heart Will Go On" fueled

record-breaking sales of the "Titanic" soundtrack, is named the

top-selling artist of 1998 by the RIAA.

In 1998 Sugar Ray's album "14:59" is released.

In 1998 98 Degrees' single "Because Of You" and Hole's album "Celebrity

Skin" album are both certified platinum.

In 1999 Garth Brooks' album "Garth Brooks & The Magic Of Christmas" goes

gold and platinum.

In 2005 Britain's Sir Elton John and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish tie 

the knot during the first week of legalized civil unions in the UK.


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