Music Calendar...

In 1938 Ella Fitzgerald recorded "A Tisket, A Tasket" with the ChickWebb Band.
In 1942 "Deep In The Heart Of Texas" by Alvino Ray was #1 on the charts.
In 1957 Elvis Presley recorded "Jailhouse Rock."
In 1960 Ben E. King announced he was leaving the Drifters for a solo career.
In 1960 A House investigating committee looking into payola questioned "American Bandstand's" Dick Clark.
In 1964 "Chapel Of Love" by Dixie Cups entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1965 The Rolling Stones appeared for a second time on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
In 1968 "Cry Like A Baby" by the Box Tops was certified gold.
In 1969 Unhappy with previous versions of the song, the Beatles re-recorded "Something" at the Abbey Road studios.
In 1969 Elvis Presley completed filming of his part in "Change Of Habit."
In 1970 Glen Campbell appeared on the cover of TV Guide.
In 1977 Bianca Jagger appeared on the surface of Rolling Stone.
In 1977 Eric Clapton recorded "Wonderful Tonight."
In 1978 The Bee Gees received their second platinum single in less than a month, "Night Fever." The first was "Stayin' Alive."
In 1979 The movie "Quadraphenia," based on the Who's album and co-starring Sting, opened.
In 1979 Former Faces member Kenney Jones played his first gig as the Who's new drummer.
In 1980 Pink Floyd's "Another Brick In The Wall" was banned in South Africa after children protesting inferior schools used it as their anthem.
In 1981 "You Make My Dreams" by Hall & Oates entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1981 "Morning Train (Nine To Five)" by Sheena Easton hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1982 Adam & the Ants disbanded after singer Stuart Goddard decided to go solo rather than find replace his departed bassist and drummer.
In 1987 "Heart & Soul" by T'Pau entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1987 "(I Just) Died In Your Arms" by Cutting Crew hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1988 The albums "Up Your Alley" by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts and "Vivid" by Living Colour were released.
In 1989 Michael Jackson was detained by a guard for looking suspicious (dressing incognito) in a Simi Valley, CA, mall.
In 1991 Whitney Houston announced she'll make her acting debut playing a singer in the movie "The Bodyguard" starring Kevin Coster.
In 1992 Tom Petty released "Peace In L.A.," written and recorded the day before, in the wake of the April 30 Rodney King verdict and subsequent rioting.
In 1992 Bonnie Raitt received an honorary Doctor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston.
In 1993 En Vouge, Tone Loc, and Heavy D make guest appearances on TV's "Roc."
In 1994 Michael Bolton was found to have plagiarized The Isley Brothers' "Love Is Wonderful Thing."
In 1994 Eric Clapton performed a benefit concert at New York's Lincoln Center.
In 1995 Yoko Ono donated her royalties from the original cast recording of her 1994 off-Broadway musical "New York Rock" to AmFAR.
In 1996 Travis Tritt's album "Greatest Hits - From The Beginning" was certified platinum.
In 1997 "I Shot The Sheriff" by Warren G was certified gold.
In 2000 LeAnn Rimes sued her father and former co-manager for allegedly embezzling millions from a company set up to manage her finances.
In 2000 AC/DC's album "Stiff Upper Lip" was certified gold, while Destiny's Child's album "The Writing's On The Wall" went quadruple platinum.
In 2013 After contracting a rare skin tissue disease in 2011, Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman died from liver failure. He was 49.


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