Music History for
1672 - Composer Francesco Antonio Bonporti was born.
1704 - Composer Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas was born.
1864 - Composer, conductor and musician Richard Georg Strauss was
1928 - King Oliver and his band recorded "Tin Roof Blues."
1940 - The Ink Spots recorded "Maybe."
1965 - The Rolling Stones released the EP "Got Live If You Want It" in the U.K.
1990 - Olivia Newton-John became a United Nations environmental ambassador.
1993 - The Ike and Tina Turner film biography "What's Love Got To Do With It" opened.
1995 - Courtney Love (Hole) was hospitalized after having a reaction
to a prescription medicine.
1996 - A Metallica concert at a small club in San Francisco was
broadcast live via the Internet.
1998 - Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) skipped a scheduled court date and checked himself into a drug treatment facility.
1998 - Amazon.com expanded its product line from books only to
compact discs as well.
1999 - Ricky Martin performed on NBC's "Today" show in New York
2002 - The television series "American Idol" debuted. The show featured judges Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell.