Music History for

June 28


1831 - Composer Joseph Joachim was born.

1852 - Composer Hans Huber was born.

1913 - Composer George Lloyd was born.

1975 - David Bowie's "Fame" was released.

1978 - Members of the group Kansas were named Deputy Ambassadors of Goodwill by Unicef.

1986 - Wham! made their farewell concert appearance at London's Wembley Stadium. Elton John made an appearance in a clown suit to sing a song and then came back later to sing "Candle In The Wind" with George Michael.

1991 - "Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio" debuted at the Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool.

1999 - The home of DMX (Earl Simmons) was searched as part of an investigation into the shooting of Ray Copeland. Copeland is the uncle and manager of DMX. Copeland was wounded in the foot the previous day.