Music Calendar...

In 1942Britain's New Musical Express begins printing record sales charts.
In 1943Leonard Bernstein makes his debut with the New York Philharmonic.
In 1944Tommy Dorsey and Orchestra record "Opus No. 1."
In 1960"Georgia On My Mind" by Ray Charles is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1961"Blue Hawaii" starring Elvis Presley is released in movie theaters.
In 1964"Come See About Me" by the Supremes enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967The Monkees' album "Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones" is released.
In 1967"Daydream Believer" by the Monkees is certified gold.
In 1970"Black Magic Woman" by Santana, "Domino" by Van Morrison and "We Gotta Get You A Woman" by Runt (Todd Rundgren) all enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1973Bruce Springsteen's album "The Wild, The Innocent, & The E Street Shuffle" is released.
In 1975Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" is released.
In 1978Eric Clapton's album "Backless" is certified gold and platinum.
In 1980Yes and Don McLean appear on NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special."
In 1980"Hit Me With Your Best Shot" becomes the first top 10 hit for Pat Benatar.
In 1981"I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)" by Hall & Oates enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1981The Go-Go's perform on NBC-TV's "Saturday Night Live."
In 1981Loretta Lynn appears on the cover of TV Guide magazine.
In 1983Duran Duran's album "Seven And The Ragged Tiger" is released.
In 1983The album "20 Golden Greats" by Buddy Holly & The Crickets is certified gold, while Styx's album "Pieces of Eight" goes triple platinum.
In 1986Bette Midler gives birth to a daughter, Sophie.
In 1986Duran Duran's album "Notorious" is released.
In 1987Sonny & Cher appear on David Letterman and sing "I Got You Babe" for the first time in 10 years.
In 1990The Who's Pete Townshend confesses his bi-sexuality to Newsweek.
In 1991Michael Jackson's "Black Or White" video premieres and its violent content sparks nationwide complaints.
In 1991Rod Stewart and his wife, Rachel Hunter, file a $25 million libel suit against two tabloid newspapers.
In 1991John Mellencamp receives the Silver Clef Award from the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Foundation in New York.
In 1992A member of John Mellencamp's band, keyboardist John Cascella, is found dead in his car in Indiana. Authorities suspected that he had a heart attack while driving.
In 1992"I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1992"How Do You Talk To An Angel" by The Heights hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1994John Mellencamp's CD "Dance Naked" goes gold and platinum, while Billy Joel's album "The Stranger" is certified platinum for the ninth time.
In 1995Beatles producer George Martin said coming back 25 years later todo "The Beatles Anthology" was a "traumatic" experience.
In 1995The Rolling Stones' acoustic "Stripped" album is released.
In 1997The Bee Gees' sold-out concert at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casinobecomes the largest-grossing show ever at a Las Vegas venue.
In 1997Savage Garden's single "Truly, Madly, Deeply" is released.
In 1999Gary Glitter is acquitted of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old fan. But only hours later, he was jailed for downloading child pornography.
In 200014-year-old Ashley Hitchcock appears on MTV's "Total Request Live" and wins a million dollar prize from the band Offspring.
In 2000The Backstreet Boys' CD "In The Spotlight With The Backstreet Boys" is released.
In 2004Clay Aiken appears on the cover of TV Guide.


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