Music History for
1830 - Composer Peter Arnold Heise was born.
1830 - Composer Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf was born.
1916 - The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presented its first concert. The symphony was the first by a municipal orchestra to be supported by taxes.
1963 - The Beatles recorded "Twist & Shout" and "I Saw Her Standing There."
1964 - The Beatles played their first U.S. concert at the Coliseum in Washington, DC.
1966 - Cher recorded "Bang Bang."
1967 - The Monkees announced that they would be playing all the instruments on all future recordings.
1970 - The film "The Magic Christian," featuring Ringo Starr debuted in New York City.
1970 - John Lennon paid 1,344 pounds in fines for protesting the South African rugby team playing in Scotland.
1979 - The TV movie "Elvis," with Kurt Russell, aired on ABC. (Today in Elvis Presley History)
1983 - The Rolling Stones concert film "Let's Spend the Night Together" opened in New York.
1986 - Boy George guest-starred on an episode of "The A-Team."
1986 - The single "Superbowl Shuffle" by the Chicago Bears Shufflin' Crew was certified gold by the RIAA.
1994 - Prince premiered his song "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" on the 1994 Miss USA Pageant.