Music History for
1632 - Composer Jean-Baptiste Lully was born.
1829 - Composer Anton Rubinstein was born.
1944 - The MGM movie musical "Meet Me in St. Louis," starring Judy Garland opened in New York.
1964 - Willie Nelson made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry.
1974 - Elton John and John Lennon sang a duet of "I Saw Her Standing There" at Madison Square Garden in New York. The show was John Lennon's last stage appearance.
1979 - Ringo Starr's home in Los Angeles, CA, burned down.
Today in Beatles History
1984 - Prince's "I Would Die 4 U" became the fourth single from the album "Purple Rain."
1989 - Prince's song "Scandalous," from the Batman Soundtrack, was released.
1990 - In Los Angeles, CA, law enforcement officials announced that there was not enough evidence to prosecute Axl Rose for assault on his neighbor. The charge was the Rose had hit her over the head with a wine bottle.
1992 - The HBO cable channel debuted "Neil Diamond's Christmas Special."
2000 - About nine million people watched a Madonna concert over the Internet. The 29-minute, six-song event was performed at London's Brixton Acedemy in front of about 2,800 people. According to MSN.com the show set a record for such events.