Music Calendar...

In 1958 Charlie Rich begins his first recording session.
In 1959 Miles Davis releases the album "Kind Of Blue."
In 1959 "There Goes My Baby" by the Drifters peaks at #2 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1960 The Beatles begin a 3-month engagement at the Indra Club in Hamburg, Germany, their first appearance away from England.
In 1961 Patsy Cline records "Crazy," written by Willie Nelson.
In 1963 "Blowin' In The Wind" by Peter, Paul & Mary peaks at #2 and "Judy's Turn To Cry" by Lesley Gore peaks at #5 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1964 The Beatles appear on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.
In 1966 The Hollies begin recording "Stop Stop Stop" in London.
In 1966 John Lennon expresses his admiration for American draft dodgers in Toronto, ON.
In 1967 Gary Puckett and the Union Gap record "Woman Woman."
In 1968 "Girl Watcher" by the O'Kaysions and "The House That Jack Built" by Aretha Franklin both enter the U.S. top chart.
In 1968 "People Got To Be Free" by the Rascals hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 5 weeks.
In 1969 Steppenwolf performs "Born To Be Wild" on the "Ed Sullivan Show."
In 1969 The Who's Pete Townshend pushes Abbie Hoffman offstage at Woodstock for making a political speech.
In 1970 Two months after retiring from music, Christine McVie joins Fleetwood Mac.
In 1972 Gladys Knight appears on TV's "The Dating Game."
In 1973 Richard Pryor hosts NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests Melissa Manchester, Joe Walsh and ELO.
In 1973 Former Temptations baritone Paul Williams is found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
In 1974 "I Honestly Love You" by Olivia Newton-John and "Can't Get Enough" by Bad Company both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1974 "The Night Chicago Died" by Paper Lace is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1976 "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" by Elton John & Kiki Dee is certified gold.
In 1981 AC/DC, Queensryche and Motley Crue perform at the Monsters of Rock festival at Castle Donington in England.
In 1983 Herbie Hancock's single "Rockit" is released.
In 1983 Lyricist Ira Gershwin dies at age 86.
In 1983 Bryan Adams' album "Cuts Like A Knife" is certified platinum.
In 1985 "Saving All My Love For You" by Whitney Houston and "Dress You Up" by Madonna both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1986 Drummer Rick Allen makes his first public appearance with Def Leppard since losing his left arm in a car accident.
In 1988 Steve Winwood's album "Roll With It" is certified gold and platinum.
In 1990 Jazz great Pearl Bailey dies of a heart attack at age 72.
In 1993 A U.S. postage stamp honoring the late Patsy Cline is unveiled in Boston.
In 1994 Elton John's single "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" is certified gold and ZZ Top's album "Best Of ZZ Top" is certified double platinum.
In 1995 Depeche Mode's David Gahan is hospitalized in Los Angeles after attempting suicide.
In 1995 Microsoft purchases the rights to the "Start Me Up" by the Rolling Stones to promote Windows 95.
In 1998 Carlos Santana receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1998 "The Boy Is Mine" album by Monica is certified gold.
In 1999 Mandy Moore's single "Candy" and TLC's single "Unpretty" are both released.
In 2002 On the cover of TV Guide: "Elvis Forever!"


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