Music Calendar...

In 1938 Count Basie records "Jumpin' At The Woodside" for Decca Records.
In 1956 Elvis Presley began work on his first movie, "Love Me Tender."
In 1962, The Beatles were captured on film by Grenada TV at Liverpool's Cavern Club for the first time.
In 1964 The Beatles performed at Hollywood Bowl. The concert was recorded and released as an album in 1973.
In 1964 "Where Did Our Love Go" by the Supremes hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1965 The Beatles performed at the Portland Coliseum in Portland, OR. Before the show, the Beach Boys Mike Love and Carl Wilson visited them.
In 1966 The Beatles' "Revolver" album was certified gold.
In 1968 Cynthia Lennon returned from vacation and found Yoko Ono living in her home. She promptly sues John Lennon for divorce.
In 1969 Elvis Presley ended an 8-year performing hiatus and opened at the International Hotel in Las Vegas.
In 1969 The Beatles were last together all in one room, gathering at John Lennon's home in Tittenhurst Park outside of London for a photo shoot for the cover of the "Hey Jude" album.
In 1970 "Cracklin' Rosie" by Neil Diamond entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1970 "Make It With You" by Bread was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1974 "The Air That I Breathe" by the Hollies was certified gold.
In 1975 Jefferson Starship's album "Red Octopus" went gold.
In 1977 Peter Frampton performed the first of 3 sold-out shows at New York's Madison Square Garden.
In 1979 Led Zeppelin released their last studio album, "In Through The Out Door."
In 1980 Barry Manilow received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
In 1981 "Start Me Up" by the Rolling Stones and "I've Done Everything For You" by Rick Springfield entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1981 "4" by Foreigner hit #1 on the U.S. albums chart and stayed there for 10 nonconsecutive weeks.
In 1983 Crystal Gayle gave birth to her first child, a girl, Catherine.
In 1985,1985, Rick Nelson and Fats Domino recorded a Los Angeles TV special.
In 1986 Toto's album "Fahrenheit" was released.
In 1987 Bon Jovi headlined the Monsters of Rock festival at Castle Donington, England.
In 1987 "Who's That Girl" by Madonna was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1988 The documentary "Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul" aired on PBS-TV.
In 1990 Steve Perry's album "Street Talk" went double platinum.
In 1991 Van Halen's album "For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge" was certified both gold and platinum.
In 1993, Queen Latifah debuted her TV acting as "Living Single" on Fox.
In 1995 Styx's album "Greatest Hits" was released.
In 1995 The Spin Doctors' album "Pocket Full Of Kryptonite" was certified platinum for the fifth time.
In 1997, Mark Wills debuted at the Grand Ole Opry performing "Jacob's Ladder."
In 1997 Mariah Carey's single "Honey" was released.
In 1997 Meredith Brooks' album "Blurring The Edges" was certified platinum.
In 1998 Garth Brooks pledged to return to South America after his first concert on the continent drew a sold-out crowd of 50,000 in Brazil.
In 1998 Elton John invited actor Jim Carrey onstage during his concert in Anaheim, CA. They sang "Rocket Man."
In 2002 Drummer Caroline Corr (The Corrs) married Frank Woods.


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