Music History for
1697 - Composer Jean Marie I'aine Leclair was born.
1940 - Jimmy Dorsey and his orchestra recorded "Perfidia."
1964 - Dusty Springfield made her U.S. television debut on the "Ed Sullivan Show."
1968 - Jim Morrison (Doors) incited a riot during a Chicago concert.
1969 - The Turtles and the Temptations played the White House upon the request of Tricia Nixon. Mark Volman fell off the stage 5 times.
1974 - Eric Clapton recorded "I Shot the Sheriff."
1975 - Stevie Wonder and his band Wonderlove played for 125,000 people at the Washington Monument as part of Human Kindness Day.
1983 - Metallica began recording the album "Kill 'Em All" in New York. They finished on May 27, 1983.
1985 - The Go-Go's announced their breakup.
1986 - Tommy Lee (>Motley Crue) and Heather Locklear were married.
1988 - In the U.K.,Prince's 10th album was released entitled "Lovesexy." Some stores refused to sell the album due to the nude portrait that was on the cover.
1991 - Bushwick Bill (Geto Boys) lost his right eye after being shot by his girlfriend.
1994 - Tupac Shakur began serving a 15-day county jail term for attacking director Allen Hughes on a video set.
1997 - Barbara Mandrell launched her "Country Sentiments" line of jewelry on the QVC cable TV channel.
2003 - Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) was given an honorary doctorate degree in music by the Berklee College of Music.
2005 - The iTunes Music Store reached 400 million songs sold.
2005 - The iTunes Music Store opened for Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and Denmark.