Music History for
1798 - Composer Henri-Jerome Bertini was born.
1893 - Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducted his first public performance of his Symphony Number Six in B minor "Pathetique."
1896 - Composer Howard Hanson was born.
1956 - Elvis Presley's song "Love Me Tender" became the No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit. He became the first artist to follow himself into the No. 1 position. The song "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog" had been the No. 1 song for 11 weeks.
Today in Elvis Presley History
1956 - Elvis Presley appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show for the second time.
1965 - The studio recording of "My World Is Empty Without You" was made by the Supremes.
1963 - The Beach Boys' "Be True To Your School" was released in the U.S.
1972 - The United States Council for World Affairs announced that it was adopting The Who song, "Join Together" as its official theme.
1978 - The movie "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" aired on NBC-TV as the NBC Movie of the Week.
1991 - The Metallica single "The Unforgiven" was released.
1997 - KISS released the album "Carnival of Souls: The Final Sessions."
1999 - Terrell Davis (Denver Broncos) made his debut as a hip-hop artist when he performed with rapper Legit.
2007 - The game "Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock" was released in North America.
2010 - Michael Jackson's "THIS IS IT" opened in theaters.
Today in Michael Jackson History
2014 - Box sets of Led Zeppelin's "IV" and "Houses Of The Holy" were released.