Music History for
1880 - Composer Nicolai Karlovich Medtner was born.
1957 - Pat Boone began filming the movie "Bernardine."
1959 - "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" backed by "Raining in My Heart" was released by Coral Records. It was the last release of Buddy Holly before his death.
1976 - Mal Evans was shot to death by police at his Los Angeles
apartment. Evans allegedly pointed a loaded rifle at
officers causing them to fire upon him. Evans was a former
roadie and bodyguard of the Beatles.
Today in Beatles History
1978 - The Sex Pistols' U.S. concert debut took place.
1978 - Prince made his solo performance debut in Minneapolis, MN.
1975 - "The Wiz" opened on Broadway at the Majestic Theatre. The show transferred to the Broadway Theatre on May 25, 1977.
1984 - The Police, announced a farewell concert for March 2 in Australia. The group had been together for 9 years.
1998 - Sonny Bono died in a skiing accident.