Music Calendar...

In 1950 "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Gene Autry is #1 on the charts.
In 1958 The Everly Brothers appear on the "Ed Sullivan Show."
In 1958 Sam Cooke appears on TV's "Steve Allen Show."
In 1959 Coral Records releases what became Buddy Holly's last single before his death, "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" b/w "Raining in My Heart."
In 1962 Tony Sheridan and the Beatles produce "My Bonnie."
In 1963 "Walk Right In" by the Rooftop Singers enters the U.S. top 40chart.
In 1965 The Supremes record "Stop! In The Name Of Love."
In 1967 After receiving his U.S. draft notice, folk singer Jesse Winchester moves to Canada and becomes a Canadian citizen.
In 1968 "Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits" is certified gold.
In 1970 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of Newsweek magazine.
In 1973 Bruce Springsteen's debut album, "Greetings From Asbury Park," is released.
In 1975 "The Wiz," a musical version of L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" featuring an all-black cast, opens on Broadway.
In 1976 The Beatles' former bodyguard and road manager Mal Evans is killed during a confrontation with Los Angeles police.
In 1978 The Sex Pistols start their only U.S. tour in Atlanta.
In 1979 "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack hits the 25 million sales mark.
In 1980 John Mellencamp (then John Cougar) makes his debut on ABC-TV's "American Bandstand," performing "I Need A Lover."
In 1980 "Please Don't Go" by K.C. & The Sunshine Band is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1982 "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John is certified platinum.
In 1984 After nine years together, the Police announce a farewell concert on March 2 in Australia.
In 1985 The late Elvis Presley appears on the cover of TV Guide magazine.
In 1987 2 days after his wedding to Diahann Carroll, Vic Damone is admitted to a Connecticut hospital suffering from kidney stones.
In 1987 Elton John cancels his 1987 tour due to pending throat surgery.
In 1988 Madonna files for divorce from Sean Penn, for the second and final time.
In 1991 ZZ Top is honored by the state of Tennessee, Shelby County and the city of Memphis for helping to "keep the blues alive."
In 1991 "Justify My Love" by Madonna hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1992 Ozzy Osbourne resumes his tour in Miami, after breaking his foot the previous November during a concert in Chicago.
In 1994 Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa become parents to son Sam.
In 1995 TLC's Lisa Lopes is sentenced to 5 years probation for setting a fire that destroyed boyfriend Andre Rison's $1 million mansion.
In 1995 Newcomer Sheryl Crow ties with Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John and Babyface for the most Grammy nominations at 5 each.
In 1995 Faith Hill's album "Take Me As I Am" is certified platinum.
In 1996 Kris Kross releases the album "Young, Rich & Dangerous."
In 1998 Sonny Bono (Sonny & Cher) is killed in a skiing accident south of Reno, NV, at age 62.
In 1999 Lauryn Hill leads the list of nominees for the 41st annual Grammy Awards, with 10 nominations.
In 1999 The single "When You Believe" by Mariah Carey & Whitney Houston is released.
In 2000 'N Sync's album "'N Sync" is certified platinum for the 10th time, while Christina Aguilera's CD "Christina Aguilera" goes platinum for the fifth time.
In 2004 Britney Spears' marriage to childhood friend Jason Alexander is annulled. They had only been married 55 hours.

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