Music History for

November 21


1852 - Francisco Tárrega (Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea) was born.

1934 - The Cole Porter musical "Anything Goes" opened.

1963 - The Elvis Presley film "Fun in Acapulco" premiered.
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1960 - George Harrison was deported from Germany for being too young to perform there with the Beatles.
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1961 - Bob Dylan began recording his first album. The self-titled album was released in March of 1962.

1975 - Elton John received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

1978 - Prince's second single "Just As Long As We're Together" was released.

1980 - Don Henley was arrested after paramedics treated a nude sixteen year-old girl suffering from drug intoxication at his home in Los Angeles, CA. Henley was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, cocaine and Quaaludes and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

1980 - A one-hour documentary film, "Van Morrison in Ireland," was premiered at London's National Film Theater.

1982 - Joni Mitchell and Larry Klein, her bass player, were married.

1983 - In Los Angeles, movie theatres premiered Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video.

1990 - Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall were married in Bali, Indonesia.

1991 - Aerosmith made a guest appearance on an episode of the Fox TV show "The Simpsons" called "Flaming Moe's."

1993 - The musical "Cinderella" closed after 14 performances.

1993 - The musical "Cyrano - The Musical" opened.

1995 - 2pac Shakur and Tha Dogg Pound gave out 2,000 turkeys in Los Angeles, CA.

1995 - The "Beatles Anthology I" set a first-day sales record, selling 450,000 units.
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1995 - Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong was arrested and fined $141 for dropping his pants at a concert in Milwaukee, WI.

1997 - Coolio and seven members of his band 40 Thevz were arrested and charged with theft and assault in a boutique in the town of Boblingen, Germany. The eight were charged with assaulting a female clerk in a clothing store and stealing clothing worth $2,000.

2003 - In Santa Barbara, CA, Michael Jackson was booked on suspicion of child molestation. Jackson immediately posted the $3 million bail and then flew back to Las Vegas where he had been filming a video. He was given an arraignment date of January 9, 2004.
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2003 - Phil Spector was charged with the murder of Lana Clarkson at his home the previos February. Spector pled innocent.

2011 - One Direction's first album "Up All Night" was released in the U.K.