Music Calendar...

In 1931 Louis Armstrong records "When It's Sleepy Time Down South."
In 1935 "Your Hit Parade" debuts on radio.
In 1959 13-year-old Dolly Parton releases her first single, "Puppy Love."
In 1959 "A Teenager In Love" by Dion and "Dream Lover" by Bobby Darin both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1963 Ricky Nelson marries Kris Harmon in Los Angeles.
In 1964 Elvis Presley's movie "Viva Las Vegas" premieres.
In 1966 The Beatles record the vocal tracks for "Eleanor Rigby."
In 1966 Barbra Streisand's album "Color Me Barbra" is certified gold.
In 1968 Deep Purple make their concert debut in Tastrup, Denmark.
In 1970 "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)" by Edison Lighthouse is certified gold.
In 1974 "Band On The Run" by Paul McCartney, "You Won't See Me" by Anne Murray and "The Air That I Breathe" by the Hollies all enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1974 "TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)" by MFSB hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1975 Linda Ronstadt appears on the Cher's TV show singing "When Will I Be Loved."
In 1976 The Rolling Stones' album "Black and Blue" is released.
In 1976 "Dream Weaver" by Gary Wright is certified gold.
In 1977 "Southern Nights" by Glen Campbell is certified gold.
In 1978 The Bee Gees appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1981 Mama and Papas' founder John Phillips is jailed for drug dealing.
In 1983 Marie Osmond gives birth to a baby boy, Steven James Craig.
In 1985 Wham!, featuring George Michael, becomes the first to release cassette tapes in China.
In 1985 "Heaven" by Bryan Adams enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1987 A Callaway, FL, record store clerk is arrested for selling a 2 Live Crew cassette to a minor, shutting down the store.
In 1990 Janet Jackson receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1990 Sinead O'Connor's single "Nothing Compares 2 U" is certified gold and platinum.
In 1991 Bruce Hornsby, Willie Nelson, Rosanne Cash, Jackson Brown, 10,000 Maniacs and the Indigo Girls perform at an 8-hour Earth Day benefit concert in Foxboro, MA.
In 1991 Creedence Clearwater Revival founder John Fogerty marries Julie Lebiedzinksi in Bristol, IN.
In 1991 Former Small Faces and Humble Pie singer/guitarist Steve Marriott dies in a fire at his home in Essex, England, at age 44.
In 1991 "You're In Love" by Wilson Phillips is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1992 David Bowie, Roger Daltry, Elton John, Annie Lennox, Metallica, Robert Plant and U2 headline a tribute to late Queen singer Freddie Mercury at London's Wembley Stadium.
In 1992 Madonna signs a $60 million multi-media contract with Time-Warner.
In 1993 Jethro Tull's limited edition four-CD box set is released to mark the rock band's 25th anniversary.
In 1993 Aerosmith's album "Get A Grip" is released.
In 1993 Latoya Jackson's husband/manager, Jack Gordon, is arrested after he allegedly beat her with a dining room chair at their New York apartment.
In 1994 Barbra Streisand gives her first London concert in 28 years when she opens for a 4-night stand in Wembley Stadium.
In 1996 Tickets go on sale for the Kiss reunion tour, the first time in 15 years that all four original members appear together in original costume and face paint.
In 1998 Tori Amos' album "From The Choirgirl Hotel" is released.
In 1999 Billy Joel performs what he says is his last pop concert at the Meadowlands in New Jersey. Joel planned to concentrate his future efforts on classical music.
In 1999 The Rolling Stones' "No Security" tour, their first arena outing in 20 years wraps with a make-up date in San Jose. The tour made more than $64.6 million in 33 dates.
In 1999 Boston's album "Greatest Hits" is certified gold.
In 2000 Robert Plant appears at Disney's Theatre of the Stars in Orlando to leave his handprints outside the theatre.


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