Music Calendar...

In 1932 Louis Armstrong played the London Palladium for the first time.
In 1939 Bandleader Erskine Hawkins first recorded "Tuxedo Junction."
In 1942 "Jingle Jangle Jingle" by Kay Kyser was #1 on the charts.
In 1953 Elvis Presley recorded "My Happiness" as a gift for his mother. The so-called vanity disc was his first recording.
In 1960 "It's Now Or Never" by Elvis Presley and "Walk Don't Run" by the Ventures entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1960 "I'm Sorry" by Brenda Lee hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In1964In 1964, "A Hard Day's Night" by the Beatles enters the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1964 "Rag Doll" by The Four Seasons hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1966 Bobby Fuller ("I Fought The Law") was found dead in his car in Los Angeles. No conclusive cause of death was ever established.
In 1968 "Grazin' in the Grass" by Hugh Masekela and "Lady Willpower" by Gary Puckett & the Union Gap was certified gold.
In 1969 Time magazine featured an article on Zager & Evans' and their futuristic hit "In The Year 2525."
In 1970 "Snowbird" by Anne Murray entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1974 Eric Clapton appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1975 Bob Marley and the Wailers recorded their concert album "Live" in London.
In 1978 Gerry Rafferty earned a gold record for the single "Baker Street."
In 1978 "You're The One That I Want" by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John from the "Grease" soundtrack was certified platinum.
In 1980 The film "No Nukes" opened nationally.
In 1981 EMI opened London's Abbey Road studios to the public.
In 1981 "Who's Cryin' Now" by Journey entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1987 "I Heard A Rumour" by Banarama and "One Heartbeat" by Smokey Robinson entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1988 A California appeals court upheld a decision to dismiss a wrongful death suit brought against Ozzy Osbourne after their son committed suicide listening to one of his songs.
In 1989 Paul Kantner re-formed Jefferson Airplane with Marty Balin and Grace Slick.
In 1992 Bobby Brown married Whitney Houston. Five weeks later, she announces she's five weeks pregnant.
In 1994 The Rolling Stones performed a surprise concert at a Toronto nightclub.
In 1994 Dolores O'Riordan of the Cranberries weds Don Burton.
In 1995 Selena's "Dreaming of You," a posthumous album by the slain Tejano star, was released.
In 1995 The albums "Miss Thang" by Monica and "The Show, The After Party, The Hotel" by Jodeci were released.
In 1997 The Foo Fighters performed at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco during the second Miller Genuine Draft Blind Date contest.
In 1998 A Harry Chapin tribute concert featuring Chapin's original band members was held, with proceeds going to hunger relief.
In 1999 Michael Jackson had lunch with former South African President Nelson Mandela on his 81st birthday at his home in Johannesburg.
In 2000 Seattle-based Jerden Records released "Beatles Tapes V - The 1965 Help Tour," which featured interviews with the Beatles.


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