Music Calendar...

In 1939 "Over The Rainbow" by Glenn Miller is #1 on the charts.
In 1955 Seeburg introduces the first 100-record jukebox.
In 1956 Elvis Presley sings "Love Me Tender," "Hound Dog," "Don't Be Cruel," and "Ready Teddy" in the first of three appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
In 1957 "Diana" by Paul Anka is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1962 The Beatles perform live at The Cavern Club with the Coasters and Billy J Kramer.
In 1967 "Soul Man" by Sam & Dave, "To Sir With Love" by Lulu, and "How Can I Be Sure" by the Young Rascals all enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1970 Elvis Presley's first concert tour in 9 years begins in Phoenix, AZ.
In 1971 John Lennon's album "Imagine" is released.
In 1972 "Witchy Woman" by the Eagles, "I Can See Clearly Now" by Johnny Nash and "Summer Breeze" by Seals & Crofts all enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1974 Paul Anka is the subject of People magazine's feature story.
In 1974 Trixie Flamingo receives a trombone for her birthday and vows to make it a primary rock and roll instrument.
In 1978 Franki Valli makes his first solo appearance on ABC-TV's "American Bandstand" performing "Grease."
In 1978 "Beast Of Burden" by The Rolling Stones enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1978 "Boogie Oogie Oogie" by A Taste Of Honey hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In 1982 Al Green and Patti LaBelle make their Broadway debut in Vinnete Carroll's, "Your Arm's Too Short To Box With God."
In 1987 Citing more than $1 million in debt and only $50,000 in assets, Andy Gibb files for bankruptcy.
In 1989 "Hangin' Tough" by New Kids On The Block is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1992 Van Halen's "Right Now" wins MTV's Best Video award; Howard Stern appears as Fartman.
In 1992 Ozzy Osbourne's album "No More Tears" is certified double platinum.
In 1993 A Gallup poll published in Entertainment Weekly found most Americans thought Michael Jackson was innocent of the child molestation allegations against him.
In 1994 Harry Connick Jr.'s album "She" is certified gold.
In 1995 Chynna Phillips and actor William Baldwin are married.
In 1995 "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In 1996 John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to "Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds" sells for $48,300 at a San Francisco auction.
In 1996 Tom Petty's wife, Jane, files for divorce.
In 1996 Bluegrass legend Bill Monroe dies at age 84.
In 1997 Boyz II Men's single "4 Seasons Of Loneliness" is released.
In 1997 Rod Stewart's album "If We Fall In Love Tonight" is certified gold and platinum.
In 1998 Depeche Mode begins its first tour in five years in Helsinki.
In 1998 Aerosmith resumed its "Nine Lives" World Tour in Scranton, PA, following a knee injury to lead singer Steven Tyler and drummer Joey Kramer's burns in a freak gas station accident.
In 1999 MTV's Video Music Awards drew the highest rating ever for an entertainment program on cable TV with an estimated 12 million.
In 1999 Barenaked Ladies' album "Stunt" goes quadruple platinum.
In 2000 Jazz drummer Neil Peart marries photographer Carrie Nuttall.
In 2003 Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel announce their first tour since 1994.


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