Music Calendar...

In 1950, "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Gene Autry was #1 on the charts.

1958 The Everly Brothers appeared on the "Ed Sullivan Show."

In 1958, Sam Cooke appeared on T.V.'s "Steve Allen Show."

In 1959, Coral Records released Buddy Holly's last single before his death, "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" b/w "Raining in My Heart."

In 1962, Tony Sheridan and the Beatles produced "My Bonnie."

In 1963, "Walk Right In" by the Rooftop Singers entered the U.S. Top 40chart.

In 1965, The Supremes recorded "Stop! In The Name Of Love."

1967 After receiving his U.S. draft notice, folk singer Jesse Winchester moved to Canada and became a Canadian citizen.

In 1968, "Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits" was certified gold.

In 1970, Barbra Streisand appeared on the cover of Newsweek magazine.

In 1973, Bruce Springsteen's debut album, "Greetings From Asbury Park," was released.

In 1975 "The Wiz," a musical version of L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" features an all-black cast and opens on Broadway.

In 1976, The Beatles' former bodyguard and road manager Mal Evans was killed during a confrontation with Los Angeles police.

In 1978, The Sex Pistols started their only U.S. tour in Atlanta.

1979, the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack hit the 25 million sales mark.

In 1980, John Mellencamp (then John Cougar) made his debut on ABC-TV's "American Bandstand," performing "I Need A Lover."

In 1980, "Please Don't Go" by K.C. & The Sunshine Band is #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.

In 1982, "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John was certified platinum.

In 1984, After nine years together, the Police announced a farewell concert on March 2 in Australia.

In 1985, The late Elvis Presley appeared on the cover of T.V. Guide magazine.

In 1987, 2 days after his wedding to Diahann Carroll, Vic Damone was admitted to a Connecticut hospital suffering from kidney stones.

1987 Elton John canceled his 1987 tour due to pending throat surgery.

In 1988, Madonna filed for divorce from Sean Penn for the second and final time.

In 1991 Z.Z. Top is honored by the state of Tennessee, Shelby County, and the city of Memphis for helping to "keep the blues alive."

In 1991, "Justify My Love" by Madonna hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.

In 1992, Ozzy Osbourne resumed his tour in Miami after breaking his foot the previous November during a concert in Chicago.

In 1994, Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa became parents to son Sam.

In 1995, TLC's Lisa Lopes was sentenced to 5 years probation for setting a fire that destroyed boyfriend Andre Rison's $1 million mansion.

In 1995 Newcomer Sheryl Crow tied with Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John, and Babyface for the most Grammy nominations at 5 each.

In 1995, Faith Hill's album "Take Me As I Am" was certified platinum.

1996 Kris Kross released the album "Young, Rich & Dangerous."

In 1998, Sonny Bono (Sonny & Cher) was killed in a skiing accident south of Reno, NV, at age 62.

In 1999, Lauryn Hill led the list of nominees for the 41st annual Grammy Awards, with 10 nominations.

In 1999, The single "When You Believe" by Mariah Carey & Whitney Houston was released.

In 2000 'N Sync's album "'N Sync" was certified platinum for the 10th time, while Christina Aguilera's CD "Christina Aguilera" went platinum for the fifth time.
In 2004, Britney Spears' marriage to childhood friend Jason Alexander was annulled. They had only been married 55 hours.


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