Music History for
1903 - "Babes in Toyland" debuted in New York City, NY.
1939 - Harry James and his band recorded "On a Little Street in Singapore."
1957 - Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra introduced the Ford Edsel on an hour long special.
1963 - In Britain, the Beatles appeared on the ITV's "Sunday Night at the Palladium." It was their first appearance on a major TV show.
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1967 - Pat Boone, the owner of the Oakland Oaks, sang the national anthem at the first game of the new American Basketball Association.
1970 - Janis Joplin's ashes were scattered off the coast of California.
1971 - Bing Crosby, part owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates, threw out the first ball in Game 4 of the World Series between the Pirates and the Orioles.
1975 - Neil Young underwent surgery on his vocal chords in Los Angeles CA.
1980 - AC/DC's "Back in Black" went platinum.
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1982 - KISS released the album "Creatures of the Night."
1992 - The U.S. Supreme Court decides not to reinstate lawsuits against Ozzy Osbourne alleging that his music prompted the suicide of two teenagers.
1995 - Tupac Shakur was released from jail after 8 months. The charges were for groping and fondling a woman in a New York hotel room.
1998 - The Crossroads Centre of Antigua opened. The center was underwritten by Eric Clapton with the promise that no one will be turned away that needs treatment for treatment for drug and alcohol addiction withdrawal.
2009 - Bob Dylan released the album "Christmas in the Heart".