Music History for

October 6


1882 - Karol Szymanowski was born.

1968 - "The Doors are Open" was aired on British TV. The show was a documentary about the Doors.

1969 - For the first time in Beatles history a George Harrison song got the A side of a 45, "Something"/"Come Together."
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1976 - "Disco Duck" by Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots received a gold record. The song became only the fourth single to be certified platinum in December of 1976.

1978 - Benny Andersson and Frida Lyngstad (Anni-Frid Lyngstad) of ABBA were married.

1980 - Ex-Sex Pistols front man Johnny Rotten was arrested in Dublin for his involvement in a barroom brawl.

1983 - Barry Manilow played a concert for charity at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The show was attended by Prince Charles and Princess Diana.

1990 - Metallica began recording their self-titled album (also known as The Black Album).

1991 - Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky. The ceremony was held at Michael Jackson's estate near Los Angeles, CA. It was Taylor's 8th marriage and Fortensky's 3rd.
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1992 - Prince and the New Power Generation released the "Diamonds and Pearls" home video.

1994 - Glenn Frey underwent colon surgery.

1995 - "Grind" was released by Alice in Chainsr as their first track from "Alice in Chains."

1996 - Faith Hill and Tim McGraw were married.

1998 - Alabama received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2009 - The KISS album "Sonic Boom" was released exclusively at Walmart.

2015 - Rock Band 4 was released for Playstation 4 and Xbox One.