Music History for

February 11

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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.

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