Music History for
1865 - Composer Theophile Ysaye was born.
1868 - Composer Hamish Maccunn was born.
1956 - Sammy Davis, Jr. starred in the play, "Mr. Wonderful," in New York City.
1956 - Carl Perkins was injured in a car accident on his way to perform on the "Perry Como Show."
1958 - Hank Williams Jr. made his stage debut in Swainsboro, GA, at the age of eight.
1962 - Barbra Streisand opened in the Broadway show "I Can Get it For You Wholesale."
1963 - The Beatles' first album, "Please Please Me," was released in the U.K.
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1965 - Bob Dylan's first electric album "Bring it All Back Home" was released.
1977 - The John Denver TV special "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" was aired on ABC.
1977 - Stevie Wonderís tribute to Duke Ellington, "Sir Duke," was released.
1982 - Iron Maiden released the album "The Number of the Beast."
1997 - Marilyn Manson stopped a show in Honolulu, Hawaii, short after falling onstage and severing an artery in his hand.
1999 - Britney Spears' album "...Baby One More Time" was certified triple platinum by the RIAA.