Music History for

June 19


1708 - Composer Johann Gottlieb Janitsch was born.

1717 - Composer Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz was born.

1902 - Guy Lombardo was born in London, Ontario.

1980 - Donna Summer became the first act to sign with Geffen Records.

1988 - Over 3,000 East Germans gathered at the Berlin Wall to hear Michael Jackson. Jackson was performing a concert on the other side of the wall in West Berlin.
Today in Michael Jackson History

1998 - Loretta Lynn appeared on the Friday Night Opry. She performed "Don't Come Home A-Drinkin'," "We've Come a Long Way Baby," "How Great Thou Art" and "The Coal Miner's Daughter."

2008 - The iTunes Music Store reached 5 billion songs sold.

2012 - The Maroon 5 single "One More Night" was released in the U.S.