Music History for
1721 - Composer Johann Philipp Kirnberger was born.
1792 - The French national anthem, "La Marseillaise," was composed by Captain Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
1934 - The pipeless organ was patented by Laurens Hammond.
1936 - Benny Goodman and his trio recorded "China Boy."
1957 - Ricky Nelson's first record, "Teenager's Romance," was
1959 - "Your Hit Parade" aired for the last time. The show had
been on since 1935.
1961 - Bob Dylan earned a $50 session fee for playing harmonica
on Harry Belafonte's "Midnight Special." It was his
1968 - Apple Records refused to sign David Bowie.
1977 - Talking Heads began its first European tour, supporting the
1984 - Jerry Lee Lewis married his sixth wife, Kerrie McCarver.
Jerry Lewis Merchandise
1985 - RKO Home Video released six black and white film classics
starring Fred Astaire.
1990 - The road crew for Roger Waters discovered an unexploded
World War II era bomb while constructing the set for "The
Wall" concert in Potsdamer Platz, Germany.
1992 - David Bowie and Iman were married. The wedding was announced
about a week later.
1992 - "Elvis -- The Great Performances" aired on CBS-TV.
Today in Elvis History
1993 - Farm Aid 6 took place in Ames, Iowa.
1994 - Madonna visited the San Antonio Spurs locker room to congratulate David Robinson on his 71-point performance.
1996 - It was announced that Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) was in a drug rehab and could not perform causing the cancellation of several shows.
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2002 - Jewel was thrown from a horse and suffered a broken collarbone and a rib.
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