Music Calendar...

In 1958 Private Elvis Presley boards the USS General Randall at the Military Ocean Terminal in Brooklyn, NY. The ship arrives in Bremerhaven, West Germany, nine days later.
In 1958 "To Know Him Is To Love Him" by the Teddy Bears entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1964 The long-running musical "Fiddler on the Roof" opened on Broadway.
In 1964 The Rolling Stones appeared in a taped segment on TV's "Red Skelton Show."
In 1965 Roger Daltry was almost tossed out of the Who when he punched Keith Moon after a Scandinavian concert.
In 1965 San Francisco rock group the Great Society with singer Grace Slick made its stage debut at the Coffee Gallery in North Beach, CA.
In 1966 The Supremes recorded "I Hear a Symphony."
In 1966 Marvin Gaye appeared on TV's "Where The Action Is."
In 1966 The Rolling Stones began their last British tour of the sixties.
In 1967 The Beatles appeared on the cover of Time magazine.
In 1969 Karen & Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) signed with A&M Records.
In 1969 Diana Ross & The Supremes appeared on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In."
In 1972 David Bowie performed in the U.S. at Cleveland's Music Hall for the first time.
In 1976 Bob Dylan's album "Hard Rain" was certified gold.
In 1977 Elvis Presley appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1978 Linda Ronstadt's album "Living In The U.S.A" was certified gold and platinum.
In 1978 REO Speedwagon and the Little River Band performed on NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special."
In 1979 Joe Walsh announced his bid for the U.S. presidency.
In 1980 John Lennon signed with Geffen Records to release "Double Fantasy."
In 1983 The Everly Brothers performed for the first time together in ten years after breaking up during an onstage argument in California.
In 1983 Kiss released the album "Lick It Up."
In 1984 Michael Jackson attended a dinner in Washington, DC, honoring youths who'd written anti-drunk driving essays.
In 1984 "Missing You" by John Waite was #1 on the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1985 The first Farm-Aid concert took place in Champaign, IL, organized by Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp.
In 1988 USA Today quoted Def Leppard's Joe Elliot on Neil Young, "He can't sing or play guitar. I wouldn't cross the street to see him play for free."
In 1989 Irving Berlin, one of America's most prolific songwriters died in New York at age 101.
In 1990 Little Richard performed in his hometown of Macon, GA, for the first time in 30 years. The city names a street after him.
In 1992 "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper" premiered on ABC-TV with a theme song performed by En Vogue.
In 1993 "Dreamlover" by Mariah Carey was certified gold and platinum.
In 1994 Visa announced plans to issue a Rolling Stones credit card.
In 1998 Bassist Sean Yseult confirmed that White Zombie had disbanded.
In 1998 The Smashing Pumpkins announced that their 15-city charity concert tour had raised $2.8 million for various groups in the U.S. and Canada.
In 1998 The albums "...Hits" by Phil Collins and "Dizzy Up The Girl" by the Goo Goo Dolls were released.
In 1999 Shania Twain won Best Entertainer, and the Dixie Chicks picked up Best Vocal Group at the CMA Awards.
In 1999 Destiny's Child's album "The Writing's On The Wall" was certified platinum, while Santana's CD "Supernatural" went double platinum.
In 2001 Isaac Stern, the master violinist who saved Carnegie Hall from the wrecking ball, died at age 81.
In 2002 Sting received an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting in Tuscany: All This Time."
In 2003 Dave Clark 5 singer Mike Smith underwent surgery in Spain to repair three broken vertebrae in his neck.
In 2004 CBS-owned stations were fined a total of $550,000 by the FCC for airing Janet Jackson's exposed right breast during the Super Bowl halftime show.


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