Music Calendar...

In 1930 "You're Driving Me Crazy!" by Guy Lombardo was #1 on the charts.

In 1957 Elvis Presley received his draft notice from the U.S. Army. He was ordered to report on January 20, but the date would later be deferred until March 24 to finish his latest movie, "Kid Creole."

In 1962 The Osmond Brothers made their debut on NBC-TV's "The Andy Williams Show."

In 1966 Johnny Horton's "The Battle Of New Orleans" was certified gold.

In 1967 Jethro Tull was formed with Ian Anderson and Glenn Gornick.

In 1969 "No Time" by the Guess Who and "He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother" by the Hollies entered the U.S. top 40 charts.

In 1969 "Leaving On A Jet Plane" by Peter, Paul & Mary was #1 on the U.S. top 40 charts.

In 1971 George Harrison's album "The Concert For Bangladesh" was released.

In 1973 Bobby Darin ("Splish Splash") died of heart failure while undergoing a second heart operation in a Los Angeles hospital. He was 37.

In 1974 George Harrison's U.S. tour ended with two shows at New York's Madison Square Garden.

In 1975 Joe Walsh joined the Eagles when lead guitarist Bernie Leadon left for a solo career.

In 1975 The Stylistics and Martha Reeves were the musical guests on NBC-TV's "Saturday Night Live."

In 1975 "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" by Paul Simon, "All By Myself" by Eric Carmen, and "Take It To The Limit" by the Eagles all entered the U.S. top 40 charts.

In 1976 Led Zeppelin appeared on the cover of People magazine.

In 1979 Appearing on NBC-TV's "Tomorrow" show, Paul & Linda McCartney told Tom Snyder that the Beatles would never reunite.

In 1981 "Dreamgirls," a musical loosely based on the Supremes, debuts on Broadway.

In 1982 Pianist Arthur Rubinstein died in Geneva at age 95.

In 1985 Guitar designer Eric Yunker, 32, is electrocuted while testing a new guitar for ZZ Top in San Francisco.

In 1986 Randy Travis joined the Grand Ole Opry.

In 1986 "Somewhere Out There" by Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram entered the U.S. top 40 charts.

In 1986 "Walk Like An Egyptian" by the Bangles hit #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.

In 1988 Billie Jean Jackson pleaded guilty to violating a restraining order to stay away from Michael Jackson's home. She falsely claimed to be his wife and the mother of his children.

In 1991 Boston Pops conductor John Williams announced he would retire after the 1993 season.

In 1993 Marvin Gaye's album "Marvin Gaye's Greatest Hits" was certified platinum.

In 1996 Toto's album "Past To Present" went platinum, while Journey's CD "Trial By Fire" was certified gold and platinum.

In 1999 "Lost In You" by Garth Brooks was certified gold, and "I Want To Love You Forever" by Jessica Simpson was certified platinum.

In 1999 Country music legend Hank Snow, 85, died in Nashville.
In 2003 Friends and relatives of Michael Jackson descended on his Neverland Ranch to show their support for the entertainer as he fought child molestation charges.


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