Music History for

March 2


1824 - Composer Bedrich Friedrich Smetana was born.

1900 - Composer Kurt Weill was born.

1921 - Composer Robert Simpson was born.

1964 - "Twist and Shout" by the Beatles was released in the U.S.
Today in Beatles History

1964 - The Beatles began their first film, "A Hard Day's Night."
Today in Beatles History

1975 - Linda McCartney was arrested for personal possession of marijuana. Paul was driving the vehicle at the time of the incident but was not charged.

1977 - "The Barry Manilow Special" aired on ABC-TV.

1981 - Michael Jackson was a guest on Diana Ross' third TV special "diana" on CBS.
Today in Michael Jackson History

2000 - DMX was arrested for driving without a license and marijuana possession in Cheektowaga, NY.

2005 - The iTunes Music Store reached 300 million songs sold.