Music Calendar...

In 1944 A plane carrying bandleader Glenn Miller, a U.S. Army major, disappears in thick fog over the English Channel.
In 1959 The Everly Brothers recorded "Let It Be Me."
In 1964 The "Beatles '65" album, which contained "I Feel Fine," "I'm A Loser," and "Rock & Roll Music," was released in the U.S.
In 1967 The Beatles' album "Magical Mystery Tour" was certified gold a week before it even had the chance to make the charts in America.
In 1968 Grace Slick, performing with Jefferson Airplane on the "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour," appears in blackface and raises a black-leather glove in the black power salute after "Crown of Creation."
In 1969 John Lennon & Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band played at London's Lyceum Ballroom in Britain, going to UNICEF. The show, titled "Peace For Christmas," also included George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Delaney & Bonnie, Keith Moon, and Billy Preston.
In 1971 The Rolling Stones' album "Hot Rocks" was released.
In 1973 Jermaine Jackson married Hazel Gordy.
In 1973 "You're Sixteen" by Ringo Starr entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1973 "The Most Beautiful Girl" by Charlie Rich hit #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1977 The Sex Pistols were denied entry to the U.S. because of drug charges two days before a scheduled appearance on "Saturday Night Live."
In 1977 The Who perform a secret concert for longstanding fan club members at London's Shepperton Film Studios. The filmed results became part of the film documentary "The Kids Are Alright."
In 1978 Wolfman Jack hosted NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests the Crusaders, Barbara Mandrell, and Peabo Bryson.
In 1979 David Bowie performed on NBC-TV's "Saturday Night Live."
In 1979 "Sara" by Fleetwood Mac, "Longer" by Dan Fogelberg, and "Working My Way Back To You Girl" by the Spinners all entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1981 The Police's album "Ghost In The Machine" was certified gold and platinum.
In 1982 Lou Rawls received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
In 1984 Olivia Newton-John married Matt Lattanzi in Malibu, CA.
In 1984 Bette Midler marries Martin von Haselbert in Las Vegas.
In 1986 Kenny Rogers signed a $17 million deal with the Dole Food Company to pitch their products.
In 1988 James Brown was sentenced to 6 years in jail for leading police on a late-night, 2-state car chase two months earlier.
In 1990 Rod Stewart and model Rachel Hunter were married in Beverly Hills.
In 1992 "Incesticide," a collection of B sides and rarities from Nirvana, was released.
In 1993 John Williams made his final appearance as the Boston Pops conductor.
In 1993 MTV aired Nirvana's "Unplugged" performance.
In 1993 "Hero" by Mariah Carey was certified gold and platinum.
In 1993 Whitney Houston received eight nominations, and Janet Jackson received five for the American Music Awards.
In 1994 Barry White's single "Practice What You Preach" was certified gold, while Mariah Carey's CD "Music Box" goes quadruple platinum.
In 1995 Shania Twain's album "The Woman In Me" goes quadruple platinum.
In 1997 Hanson's albums "Snowed In" and "The Best That I Could" by John Mellencamp were certified gold.
In 1998 The Dixie Chicks' CD "Wide Open Spaces" goes triple platinum.
In 1999 Garth Brooks told TNN's "Crook & Chase" that he would keep a "shallow" profile in 2000 and then will "probably" announce his retirement at the end of the year.
In 1999 Mariah Carey's "Butterfly" album went platinum for the 5th time.
In 2001 An intruder who broke into George Harrison's home and stabbed him earlier in the year was found not guilty because of insanity.
In 2001 Joe Walsh received an honorary doctorate of music from Kent State.


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