Music History for

October 25

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1825 - Composer Johann II Strauss was born.

1838 - Composer Georges Alexandre-Cesar-Leopold Bizet was born. He is best remembered for his opera "Carmen."

1864 - Composer Alexander Tikhonovich Gretchaninov was born.

1960 - Mick Jagger and Keith Richards accidentally met on a train. They had known each other previously from school.

1964 - The Rolling Stones made their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

1967 - The Diana Ross & The Supremes single "In And Out Of Love" was released.

1969 - "Ummagumma" was released by Pink Floyd in the U.K.

1988 - Chico and Bobby DeBarge were convicted of trafficking cocaine in Michigan.

1991 - Concert promoter Bill Graham was killed in a helicopter crash near Vallejo, CA.

1994 - The Madonna album "Bedtime Stories" was released.

1995 - The musical "Victor/Victoria" opened on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre.

1995 - Cliff Richard received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.

2002 - In Bloomfield, MI, an $800,000 house owned by Aretha Franklin burned down. Franklin had not lived in the house in two years.

2005 - The iTunes Music Store opened in Austaralia.

2006 - On the Opra Winfrey show, an interview with Madonna aired. Madonnna discussed her adoption of an 18-month old boy from Malawi in the 30-minute interview.

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