Music History for

October 18

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1706 - Composer Baldassare Galuppi was born.

1935 - "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" was recorded by Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra.

1957 - Paul McCartney made his debut appearance with the Quarrymen in Norris Green, Liverpool.

1967 - "How I Won the War," starring John Lennon, premiered in London.
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1969 - The Jackson 5 made their U.S. television debut on ABC-TV's "Hollywood Palace."
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1974 - Mary Woodson shot herself in Al Green's home. She shot herself after throwing a pot of boiling grits on Green when he was getting out of the bathtub.

1975 - Simon and Garfunkel reunited on "Saturday Night Live."

1990 - The musical "Once on This Island" opened.

1990 - The City of Los Angeles declared "Rocky Horror Picture Show Day."

1992 - Lynn Anderson was released from jail after serving two days in jail in Nashville, TN for a contempt of court sentence for swearing in front of her children.

1997 - Hanson sang the national anthem at the opening game of the World Series.

1998 - Metallica performed at the Playboy Mansion.

1998 - Frank Sinatra Jr. married Cynthia McMurrey in Houston, TX.

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