Music History for

November 12


1833 - Composer Alexander Porfirievich Borodin was born.

1976 - Queen's single "Somebody To Love" was released in the U.K.

1979 - Marty Balin's (Jefferson Starship) rock opera "Rock Justice" opened a four-day run at San Francisco's Old Waldorf night club.

1984 - Madonna released the album "Like A Virgin" in the U.S.

1987 - Sly Stone was arrested for nonpayment of child support when he arrived an hour late for his "comeback" concert in LA.

1989 - The musical "Grand Hotel" opened at the Beck Theatre.

1990 - Ron Wood (Rolling Stones) was injured when he was struck by a car near London.

1993 - Michael Jackson canceled a world tour, saying that he had a dependence on painkillers.
Today in Michael Jackson History

1996 - The album "Evita: The Complete Motion Picture Music Soundtrack" was released.

1996 - Eminem's first studio album, "Infinite," was released.

1997 - Chang Yu-Sheng, best know for his hit Mandarin song "My Future Is Not A Dream," died three weeks after being injured in an auto accident.

2012 - One Direction's second album "Take Me Home" was released in the U.K.