Music History for
1843 - Composer Heinrich von Herzogenberg was born.
1865 - Richard Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde" premiered in Munich, Germany.
1966 - Janis Joplin debuted on stage at the Avalon ballroom in San
1966 - The Beatles were first heard using reversed tape in the
song "Rain." It was a 'B' side to the song "Paperback
Today in Beatles History
1967 - Stevie Wonder's "I Was Made To Love Her" was released.
1976 - Paul McCartney and Wings set a record for an indoor concert
crowd when 67,100 fans gathered in Seattle, WA.
1977 - In London, Joe Strummer and Topper Headon of The Clash were arrested
for painting the band's name on a wall in a hotel.
1981 - Andy Gibb opened in the role of Frederic in a Los Angeles
production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of
1985 - Frank Sinatra was portrayed as a friend of organized crime
in a "Doonesbury" comic strip. Over 800 newspapers carried
1990 - Two members of 2 Live Crew were arrested in Hollywood, FL, on
obscenity charges. The album had been judged as obscene by
a federal judge.
1992 - A judge in Los Angeles, CA, threw out a $25 million palimony suit
against Rod Stewart. The suit had been brought by swimsuit model Kelly
1998 - Steve Sanders (Oak Ridge Boys) was found dead at the age
of 45. He had apparently died of a self-inflicted gun shot
1998 - DMX was arrested in New York on charges of rape, sodomy and
unlawful imprisonment. DMX denied the charges.