Music Calendar...

In 1791 Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died in Vienna, Austria, at age 35.
In 1928 Louis Armstrong & Earl "Fatha" Hines began recording "Weather Bird."
In 1956 Alan Freed's film, "Rock Rock Rock" is released with Connie Francis' singing voice dubbed in for Tuesday Weld.
In 1961 Ray Charles was arrested and charged with possession of narcotics.
In 1961 Mitch Miller appeared on the cover of Look magazine.
In 1964 "I Feel Fine" by the Beatles entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1964 "Ringo" by Lorne Greene was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1967 The Beatles' clothing store "Apple" opened in London on 94 Baker Street.
In 1968 The Rolling Stones' album "Beggar's Banquet" was released.
In 1968 Graham Nash leaves the Hollies. He announced the formation of Crosby, Stills & Nash three days later.
In 1969 "Wedding Bell Blues" by the Fifth Dimension was certified gold.
In 1970 The Carpenters appeared on ABC-TV's "American Bandstand."
In 1970 "Lonely Days" by the Bee Gees entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1973 Paul McCartney's album "Band On The Run" was released.
In 1975 The Bee Gees, Olivia Newton-John, and Natalie Cole appear on NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special."
In 1975 "Fleetwood Mac," the group's first album with Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham, is certified gold.
In 1979 "Pop Muzik" by M went gold.
In 1980 REO Speedwagon hosted NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests Randy Meisner, Kim Carnes, Babys, and Thin Lizzy.
In 1984 "Purple Rain" by Prince & The Revolution was certified gold.
In 1986 Frank Sinatra's video "Frank Sinatra: Portrait Of An Album" was certified platinum.
In 1987 The town of Pacentro, Italy, held a public debate over the erection of a statue of Madonna.
In 1987 Ricky Van Shelton had his first #1 hit on the Country charts with "Somebody Lied."
In 1987 "Say You Will" by Foreigner entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1987 "Heaven Is A Place On Earth" by Belinda Carlisle was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1992 Ice Cube's album "The Predator" was the first rap album to debut at #1 on Billboard's albums chart.
In 1993 The Eagles taped a video for Travis Tritt's version of "Take It Easy," which led to the group's reunion.
In 1994 The Beatles "Live At The BBC" debuts atop the British albums chart after only four days on sale.
In 1994 Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio became parents to daughter Emily Marie.
In 1994 Electric Light Orchestra's album "ELO's Greatest Hits" went double platinum, while Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine's CD "Cuts Both Ways" was certified triple platinum.
In 1995 Enya's album "The Memory Of Trees" was released.
In 1995 Shania Twain's video "The Woman In Me" was certified gold.
In 1996 Country singer Montana Slim died in Scottsdale, AZ, two months after being diagnosed with a stomach tumor. He was 91.
In 1999 Deana Carter was the grand marshal for the Nashville Gas Christmas Parade, a locally televised event and holiday tradition.
In 2000 Sisqo took home six trophies at the 2000 Billboard Music Awards. Destiny's Child, Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill and 'N Sync win 4 each.
In 2000 The albums "In The Flesh Live" by Roger Waters, "Live" by Alice In Chains and "Solo" by Freddie Mercury were all released.
In 2002 Elton John guest stars on NBC's "Will and Grace."
In 2003 Elvis Costello marries Diana Krall.
In 2004 The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" debuts at #1 on the UK singles chart.
In 2012 Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck ("Take Five") died of heart failure. He was 91.


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