Music History for
1791 - Composer Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek was born.
1895 - Composer William Grant Still was born.
1957 - Buddy Holly and the Crickets auditioned for "Arthur Godfrey's
Talent Scouts" and were rejected.
1957 - The Everly Brothers made their debut on "Grand Ole Opry" in
1964 -The Beach Boys single "I Get Around" was released.
1965 - Liza Minnelli opened in "Flora the Red Menace."
1965 - The Byrds made their TV debut with "Mr. Tambourine Man" on
1967 - The ABC-TV special "Rodgers & Hart Today" aired. It starred
Bobby Darin, the Supremes, Petula Clark and the Mamas & the
1970 - The triple album "Woodstock" soundtrack was released on
1972 - John Lennon appeared on the "Dick Cavett" TV show and said that the FBI had tapped his phone.
Today in Beatles History
1985 - Madonna's single "Crazy For You" hit #1.
1990 - Ritchie Valens was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame posthumously.
1995 - Jimmy Vaughan, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Robert Cray reunited for a tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughn. All five had played with Vaughan at his last show on August 26, 1990, before he was killed in a helicopter crash.
2015 - Fox announced that American Idol would conclude at the end of its fifteenth season.