Music History for
1739 - Composer Jan Krtitel Vanhal was born.
1754 - Composer Franz Anton Hoffmeister was born.
1755 - Composer Giovanni Battista Viotti was born.
1842 - Composer Jules-Emile-Frederic Massenet was born.
1845 - Composer Gabriel-Urbain Faure was born.
1855 - Composer Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov (Anatoly Liadov) was born.
1903 - Composer Sir Lennox Berkeley was born.
1955 - Gisele MacKenzie played a singer on the NBC-TV program, "Justice."
1960 - Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley appeared on the same TV
special and performed the other's hit. Elvis sang "Witchcraft"
and Sinatra sang "Love Me Tender."
1963 - Bob Dylan walked out of dress rehearsals for "The Ed
Sullivan Show" when CBS censors told him he could not
perform "Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues."
1965 - "Satisfaction" was recorded by the Rolling Stones.
1967 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience released their debut album "Are You Experienced."
1967 - Archie Bell (Drells) was drafted into the U.S. military for
a tour of Vietnam.
1969 - Fashion designer Jeannie "Genie the Tailor" Franklyn and drummer Martin Lamble
(Fairport Convention) were killed in a car accident in
1971 - Jerry Lee Lewis was granted a divorce from his cousin Myra.
1971 - Mick Jagger and Bianca Perez Morena de Macias were married.
1972 - The Rolling Stones released the album "Exile on Main St."
1977 - "Hotel California" earned a gold record for the Eagles.
1980 - The single "It's Still Rock & Roll" was released by Billy Joel.
1985 - An honorary Doctor of Music degree was given to Lionel
Richie from his alma mater Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
1999 - George Jones pled guilty to driving while impaired and
violating the Tennessee's open-container law in Franklin.
He was fined $550.
2002 - At Miami International Airport, Dionne Warwick was arrested when baggage screeners found 11 marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container.
2002 - Tom Hamilton's (Aerosmith) home in Cape Cod was destroyed by a fire. The house was under construction at the time.