Music History for

September 5

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1735 - Composer Johann Christian Bach was born.

1781 - Composer Anton Diabelli was born.

1791 - Composer Giacomo Meyerbeer was born.

1867 - Composer Amy Marcy Cheney Beach was born.

1968 - Herbert Khaury, known better as Tiny Tim, sued Bouguet Records for $1 million in damages when the record label released early recordings of Khaury without his permission.

1986 - Dire Straits' "Money For Nothing" won the MTV award for Best Video.

1987 - "American Bandstand" was canceled after 30 years on television.

1990 - B.B. King received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

1993 - Guitarist Dave Navarro joined the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

1993 - The musical "The Will Rogers Follies" closed after 983 performances.

1996 - Capitol Records released The Beatles Anthology video set. Over ten hours of material made up the set.
Today in Beatles History

2001 - "Junichiro Koizumi Presents: My Favorite Elvis Songs" was released exclusively in Japan. The collection of Elvis Presley songs were picked by Japan's prime minister.
Today in Elvis History

2002 - In New York, the NFL held a concert to celebrate its season opener. Eve, Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, Enrique Iglesias and 'N Sync's Joey Fatone performed. The event preceded the rare Thursday-night opener between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers.

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