Music History for
1585 - Composer Ercole Porta was born.
1588 - Composer Nicholas Lanier was born.
1779 - Composer Louis Alexandre Piccinni was born.
1823 - Composer Adolf von Doss was born.
1836 - Composer Karl Merz was born.
1866 - Composer Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin was born.
1869 - Composer Caro Roma was born.
1956 - Record stores were swamped with requests for Elvis' "Love Me
Tender" which had not been released yet.
1964 - Rod Stewart recorded his first single "Good Morning Little
1966 - The Rolling Stones appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
1966 - "The Last Train to Clarksville" was released by the Monkees.
1973 - BBC Radio banned the song "Star Star" by the Rolling Stones.
1974 - The original New York Dolls split up.
1975 - "Alive!" was released by KISS. The album contained live
performances from KISS' first three albums.
1979 - Pattie Smith announced that she was performing her last show
in front of 85,000 people in Florence, Italy. She returned to
performing a decade later.
1979 - The Who made their first U.S. concert appearance without
Keith Moon. Kenny Jones replaced him on drums.
1980 - "She's So Cold" by the Rolling Stones was released.
1980 - The song "Uptown" was released by Prince.
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1980 - Peter Comita replaced Tom Peterson in Cheap Trick.
1990 - Will Smith made his debut in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."
1990 - The Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, NV, opened.
1991 - The Garth Brooks album "Ropin' the Wind" was released.
1992 - Howard Stern appeared as Fartman on the MTV Video Music
1995 - Cyndi Lauper won an Emmy for her guest appearance on "Mad About You."
1996 - Walmart banned Sheryl Crow's 2nd album because of the song
"Love is A Good Thing."
1998 - Gary Glitter appeared in court on child pornography charges.