Music History for
1533 - Composer Claudio Merulo was born.
1692 - Composer Giuseppe Tartini was born.
1843 - Composer Asger Hamerik was born.
1964 - The Supremes recorded "Where Did Our Love Go." The song was their first No. 1 single.
1968 - The Petula Clark TV special "Petula" aired on NBC.
1970 - In London, the U.K. premiere of the Woodstock movie took place. The film was a documentary of the August 1969 festival that took place in Bethel, NY.
1971 - Chicago became the first rock group to sell out a week of shows at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
1973 - Neil Young's docu-autobiography "Journey through the Past" premiered at the U.S. Film Festival in Dallas.
1975 - Aerosmith released "Toys in the Attic."
1977 - The Damned became the first British punk group to perform at New York's club CBGB.
1977 - In Britain, The Clash's self-titled debut album was released.
1979 - Aerosmith began their "Night In The Rut Tour" in Los Angeles, CA.
1982 - Peter Hook (New Order) was knocked unconscious during a riot at a show in Rotterdam.
1989 - Lol Tolhurst, keyboardist and founding member of the Cure, left the band.
1994 - The RIAA announced that Pink Floyd's 1973 album "Dark Side of the Moon" had become the fourth biggest-selling album in U.S. history. It had passed the 13 million mark in sales.
1997 - KISS released the album "Greatest Kiss."
1998 - It was reported that Ronnie Wood (Rolling Stones) had been rescued along with 11 others after a fire broke out aboard a small boat in the islands south of Rio de Janeiro. An engine had been the cause of the fire.