Music Calendar...

In 1949 Gene Autry's "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" debuts on the charts.
In 1957 Danny & the Juniors make their debut on ABC's "American Bandstand" performing "At The Hop."
In 1957 "You Send Me" by Sam Cooke hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1959 Bobby Darin is the subject of TV's "This is Your Life."
In 1964 Ringo Starr has his tonsils removed in London.
In 1964 Bobby Vinton and Aretha Franklin appear on TV's "Shindig."
In 1966 Love, Moby Grape and Lee Michaels perform at the Fillmore East.
In 1967 Jimmie Rodgers fractures his skull in an auto accident.
In 1967 "Hello Goodbye" by the Beatles and "Bend Me, Shape Me" by American Breed both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967 "Daydream Believer" by the Monkees hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.
In 1967 "Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones Ltd." by the Monkees hits #1 on the U.S. albums chart and stayed there for 5 weeks.
In 1969 The Supremes' Cindy Birdsong is kidnapped in Los Angeles by a maintenance man. She escapes by jumping out his car on the freeway.
In 1972 "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon and "Cover of the Rolling Stone" by Dr. Hook both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1972 "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" by the Temptations is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1973 The Who are jailed in Montreal after causing $6000 worth of damage to a hotel room.
In 1974 Ravi Shankar, co-billed on the George Harrison tour, is hospitalized in Chicago after suffering chest pains.
In 1975 "Fly Robin Fly" by Silver Convention is certified gold.
In 1976 Linda Ronstadt appears on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1978 "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" by Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1979 Stevie Wonder performs at New York's Metropolitan Opera House.
In 1979 Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge get divorced.
In 1983 MTV airs the full-length version of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video for the first time.
In 1986 Jerry Lee Lewis checks into a clinic with a painkiller addiction.
In 1986 Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox rips off her bra while performing "Missionary Man" in front of 10,000 fans in Birmingham, England.
In 1988 Kiss members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley grab Willie Nelson and discuss "Sex On The Road" on Geraldo Rivera's TV talk show.
In 1991 Paul McCartney's classical album, "The Liverpool Oratorio," hits #1 on the U.S. classical charts.
In 1991 The U.S. Supreme Court rules that B.J. Thomas, Gene Pitney and the Shirelles were owed $1.2 million in unpaid royalties for songs they recorded in the '60s and '70s.
In 1993 Salt 'N Pepa's single "Whatta Man" is released.
In 1995 "One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men debuts at #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for a record breaking 16 weeks.
In 1996 Journey's single "When You Love A Woman" goes gold.
In 1997 The double album "Diana, Princess of Wales: Tribute" is released featuring tracks from Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey, Queen, U2, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston.
In 1997 Janet Jackson's single "Together Again" is released.
In 1997 Leann Rimes' album "You Light Up My Life - Inspirational Songs" is certified triple platinum.
In 1998 Jimmy Buffett plays in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama, for the first time in eight years to help victims of Hurricane Georges.
In 1998 Jewel's album "Spirit" goes double platinum.
In 1998 Shania Twain's video for "That Don't Impress Me Much" debuts on CMT.
In 1999 The Dixie Chicks' album "Fly" is certified triple platinum.
In 2000 Faith Hill and Tim McGraw perform in a benefit concert in Hampton, VA, to help the families of the 17 American sailors killed in the terrorist bombing of the USS Cole on October 12.
In 2001 The Dave Matthews Band is the big winner at the second annual My VH-1 Music Awards with four awards.


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