Music Calendar...

In 1952 "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" by Jimmy Boyd was #1 on the charts.
In 1959 "Teen Angel" by Mark Dinning entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1960 Elvis Presley's 6th movie, "Flaming Star," opened in theaters.
In 1961 The Beatles recorded "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "Ready Teddy."
In 1964 The Temptations' single "My Girl" was released.
In 1964 Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watt's children's book, "Ode To A Flying Bird," is a tribute to late jazz great Charlie Parker.
In 1966 "Good Vibrations" by the Beach Boys was certified gold.
In 1968 The Beatles appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1968 "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" by the Bob Seger System and "I Started A Joke" by the Bee Gees entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1968 "The Beggar's Banquet" by the Rolling Stones entered the U.S. albums chart.
In 1968 Crosby, Stills & Nash performed together for the first time.
In 1968 Janis Joplin made her first appearance after leaving "Big Brother and the Holding Company," performing in Memphis.
In 1969 Diana Ross made her final TV appearance as a member of the Supremes on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
In 1970 The soundtrack to "Jesus Christ Superstar" was certified gold.
In 1971 Elvis Presley met privately with President Nixon at the White House and asked to be named a drug enforcement agent.
In 1971 Martha & the Vandellas disbanded.
In 1973 Jose Felicano hosted NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests Linda Ronstadt, Richie Havens, and Roger McGuinn.
In 1974 "Black Water" by the Doobie Brothers and "Can't Get It Out Of My Head" by ELO entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1974 "Cat's In The Cradle" by Harry Chapin was #1 on the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1976 "Barry Manilow on Broadway" opened for a 2-week sold-out run in New York.
In 1977 The Guinness Book Of World Records named the Rolling Stones the "Loudest Band of the Year."
In 1979 Willie Nelson made his movie debut in "The Electric Horseman."
In 1983 Madness founder Mike Barson left the group.
In 1985 "Kyrie" by Mr. Mister entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1985 "Say You, Say Me" by Lionel Richie hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.
In 1988 Aerosmith's album "Toys In The Attic" was certified platinum for the fifth time.
In 1989 Carlos Santana and their wife Debbie had a daughter, Angelica Faith.
In 1991 "To Be With You" by Mr. Big and "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1992 David Crosby guest-starred on ABC-TV's "Roseanne."
In 1992 Blues great Albert King dies of heart failure at age 69.
In 1994 Beach Boys Brian Wilson and cousin Mike Love settled Love's lawsuit seeking songwriting credits on 35 songs.
In 1994 The Rolling Stones album "Voodoo Lounge" was certified double platinum.
In 1995 The Doors' video "A Tribute To Jim Morrison" was certified platinum.
In 1996 Lionel Richie wedded Diane Alexander.
In 1998 Celine Dion, whose Oscar-winning single "My Heart Will Go On" fueled record-breaking sales of the "Titanic" soundtrack, is named the top-selling artist of 1998 by the RIAA.
In 1998 Sugar Ray's album "14:59" was released.
In 1998 98 Degrees' single "Because Of You" and Hole's "Celebrity Skin" album were certified platinum.
In 1999 Garth Brooks' album "Garth Brooks & The Magic Of Christmas" went gold and platinum.
In 2005 Britain's Sir Elton John and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish tied the knot during the first week of legalized civil unions in the UK.


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