Music Calendar...

In 1913 Coleman Hawkins receives a saxophone on his 9th birthday.
In 1934 Cole Porter's musical "Anything Goes," starring Ethel Merman opens at the Alvin Theatre in New York.
In 1950 Flatt & Scruggs begin their first recording session.
In 1960 "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" by the Shirelles enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1960 "Stay" by Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1962 "Girls Girls Girls," Elvis Presley's 11th movie, which included the song "Return To Sender," opens nationally.
In 1963 Elvis Presley's film "Fun in Acapulco" premieres.
In 1967 The Who's concept album "The Who Sell Out," containing the single "I Can See For Miles," is released.
In 1968 The Supremes appear before Queen Elizabeth at the Royal Variety Show.
In 1968 Yoko Ono (carrying John Lennon's baby) and Marianne Faithful (carrying Mick Jagger's baby) both have miscarriages.
In 1969 Johnny Cash appears on the cover of Life magazine with the caption, "The Rough Cut King Of Country Music."
In 1970 "The Immigrant Song" by Led Zeppelin enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1970 "I Think I Love You" by the Partridge Family hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In 1972 The albums "Seventh Sojourn" by the Moody Blues and "Guitar Man" by Bread are both certified gold.
In 1974 After saying he would not, Marty Balin reunites with Jefferson Starship at a San Francisco concert.
In 1974 Elton John appears on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1975 U.S. drug charges against Linda McCartney are dropped.
In 1975 Elton John receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1975 David Essex, Brenda Lee and Tom Scott appear on NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special."
In 1977 Mick Jagger & Keith Richards appear on the cover of Rolling Stone.
In 1980 Don Henley is arrested when a teenage girl on drugs is found nude in his home.
In 1980 John Lennon and Yoko Ono pose nude for photographer Allan Tannenbaum.
In 1981 The late John Lennon appears on the cover of TV Guide.
In 1981 "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for ten weeks, tying Debby Boone's "You Light UpMy Life" for the second longest running #1 single in the Rock era.
In 1983 Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video premieres in Los Angeles movie theatres.
In 1986 Joni Mitchell marries bassist Larry Klein.
In 1986 "Rose Garden" by Lynn Anderson is certified platinum.
In 1987 "Mony Mony" by Billy Idol is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1988 Pink Floyd's first live album, "The Delicate Sound Of Thunder," is released.
In 1990 Mick Jagger weds his girlfriend of 10 years, model Jerry Hall, on the Indonesian island of Bali.
In 1990 Madonna is sued by a neighbor who claimed her hedge blocks hisview.
In 1991 Aerosmith makes a guest appearance on an episode of "The Simpsons" entitled "Flaming Moe's."
In 1991 Jimi Hendrix receives a star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame.
In 1993 An 18x40-foot mural of Jimi Hendrix is unveiled above the Seattle music store where his father bought him his first electric guitar.
In 1994 A judge throws out a paternity suit against Michael Jackson.
In 1995 Tupac Shakur and Tha Dogg Pound give out 2000 turkeys in Los Angeles.
In 1995 The singles "You'll See" by Madonna and "One Of Us" by Joan Osborne are both released.
In 1995 "The Beatles Anthology I" album goes on sale and sets a first-day sales record, selling 450,000 units.
In 1996 Deana Carter's album "Did I Shave My Legs For This?" is certified platinum.
In 1997 Will Smith's album "Big Willie Style" is released.
In 1997 "I Will Come To You" by Hanson is certified gold.
In 2000 The Backstreet Boys' album "Black & Blue" is released with one of the biggest initial shipments ever, with about 6 million units.


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