Music Calendar...

In 1964The Beatles sweep the British Music Awards.
In 1964The Rolling Stones give their first performance on the "Ed Sullivan
In 1964Show."
In 1967Aretha Franklin performs on NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show."
In 1968Yoko Ono announces she is having John Lennon's baby.
In 1969Three Dog Night make their first network TV appearance performing
In 1969"Easy To Be Hard" and "Eli's Coming" on ABC's "American Bandstand."
In 1969"Leaving On A Jet Plane" by Peter, Paul & Mary, "Eli's Coming" by
In 1969Three Dog Night and "Down On The Corner" by Creedence Clearwater all
In 1969enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1969"Laughing" by the Guess Who is certified gold.
In 1970Pink Floyd's "Atomic Heart Mother" becomes the group's first #1
In 1970album in Britain.
In 1973John Lennon sues the U.S. Government for illegal surveillance
In 1973hindering his deportation suit.
In 1974Paul McCartney & Wings' single "Junior's Farm" is released.
In 1975Elton John is the second rock & roll act to play at Dodger Stadium.
In 1976Stevie Wonder appears on the cover of People magazine.
In 1976"Let 'Em In" by Paul McCartney & Wings is certified gold.
In 1980Paul Kantner suffers a brain hemorrhage during a recording session
In 1980for Jefferson Starship's "Modern Times" album. He was hospitalized
In 1980for two weeks in Los Angeles, but recovered completely.
In 1980"De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da" by Police enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1980Barbra Streisand's LP "Guilty" hits #1 on the U.S. albums chart and
In 1980stayed there for 3 (nonconsecutive) weeks.
In 1984The albums "Love At First Sting" by the Scorpions and "Uh-huh" by
In 1984John Mellencamp are both certified double platinum.
In 1986"True Colors" by Cyndi Lauper hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and
In 1986stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1990REO Speedwagon's album "You Can Tune A Piano, But You Can't Tuna
In 1990Fish" goes double platinum.
In 1991Pioneering concert promoter Bill Graham, 60, is killed in a
In 1991helicopter crash following a Huey Lewis concert in Concord, CA.
In 1991The Rolling Stones concert film "At The Max" opens in IMAX theaters.
In 1992Tiny Tim's ukelele is stolen from a Des Moines, IA, hotel lobby. It
In 1992was found hours later in a trash bin.
In 1992Singer/songwriter Roger Miller dies of throat cancer at age 56.
In 1993Elvis Presley fans unveil a plaque at an airport near Glasgow,
In 1993Scotland, marking the only visit he ever made to Great Britain.
In 1993It was an 1-hour stopover in 1960 enroute home from Germany.
In 1994Aaliyah's single "At Your Best" is certified gold.
In 1995Cliff Richard is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
In 1995Alanis Morissette's album "Jagged Little Pill" is certified triple
In 1995platinum.
In 1996Singer/dancer Paula Abdul marries sportswear manufacturer Brad
In 1996Beckerman.
In 1997After opening for the Rolling Stones on the "Bridges to Babylon"
In 1997tour, Blues Traveler resumed their own tour in Utica, NY.
In 1997Will Smith, Beck and Courtney Love are winners at the "VH1 Fashion
In 1997Awards."
In 1998R.E.M. plays an exclusive concert for BBC Radio 1 at the Radio
In 1998Theater in Broadcasting House, London.
In 1999Brooks & Dunn's album "Tight Rope" is certified gold.
In 2000Billy Ray Cyrus collects food for Second Harvest Food Bank's Harvest
In 20002000 when his tour bus stops in 16 different locations on Nashville's
In 2000Music Row throughout the day to collect food.
In 2004Stevie Wonder wins the 2004 Billboard Century Award.


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