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1975 : Led Zeppelin becomes the first band in history to have six albums on the Billboard chart at once: Physical Graffiti (#1), Led Zeppelin IV, House of the Holy, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin and Led Zeppelin III. They rarely released singles, which helped their album sales.
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Awards and Honors (4)

1993 : A Whole New World from the Disney animated film Aladdin wins an Academy Award for best song.
2001 : A tribute to Brian Wilson is held at Radio City Music Hall, with Paul Simon, Elton John and Billy Joel all performing Beach Boys songs.
2006 : Tom Jones is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
2009 : Nickelback rule the Juno Awards, winning Album of the Year, Group of the Year and the Fan Choice Award.

Band Dynamics (1)

1980 : Brian Johnson of the band Geordie gets a new, slightly more high-profile gig: replacing the deceased Bon Scott in AC/DC. Johnson's first album with the band is Back In Black, which becomes the second-best selling album worldwide to Thriller.

Births (11)

1902 : William Walton
1918 : Pearl Bailey
1942 : Eden Kane
1943 : Chad Allan (The Guess Who)
1943 : Vangelis
1944 : Terry Jacks ("Seasons In The Sun") is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
1945 : Speedy Keen (Thunderclap Newman)
1947 : Bobby Kimball (Toto)
1949 : Michael Brecker (The Brecker Brothers)
1959 : Perry Farrell (Jane's Addiction)
1967 : John Popper (Blues Traveler)

Certifications and Milestones (1)

1962 : Gene Chandler's Duke Of Earl is certified gold.

Charts (6)

1969 : Blood Sweat & Tears' LP Blood Sweat & Tears hits #1.
1975 : Labelle's Lady Marmalade hits #1.
1975 : Led Zeppelin becomes the first band in history to have six albums on the Billboard chart at once: Physical Graffiti (#1), Led Zeppelin IV, House of the Holy, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin and Led Zeppelin III. They rarely released singles, which helped their album sales.
1976 : No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: Johnnie Taylor's Disco Lady
1980 : Pink Floyd's 1973 album Dark Side Of The Moon marks its 303rd week on the Billboard album charts, passing Carole King's Tapestry for longest stay on the "Billboard 200."
1987 : No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: Starship's Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

Deaths (4)

1980 : Mantovani
1985 : The Singing Nun
1999 : Joe Williams
2001 : John Lewis (The Modern Jazz Quartet)

Health Issues (1)

2005 : Neil Young has brain surgery to remove an aneurysm. His vision became blurry at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies, and a subsequent checkup discovered the aneurysm.

Legal Issues (1)

1996 : Phil Spector's former bandmates in The Teddy Bears, Carol Connors and Marshall Lieb, sue the producer to collect royalties they claim are still owed from the group's 1958 smash To Know Him Is To Love Him.

Marriages and Breakups (1)

1978 : Tina Turner is officially divorced from husband Ike. She takes nothing from the partnership, but revives her career with a startling comeback in the early '80s.

Miscellaneous (3)

1958 : Elvis Presley begins boot camp in Ft. Hood, Texas, where he insists on doing KP and guard duty just like the other soldiers.
1962 : Gene Chandler receives a gold record for Duke Of Earl.
1986 : The Beatles's records are officially licensed for sale in the Soviet Union.

Movies (1)

1985 : Madonna's first film, Desperately Seeking Susan, debuts.

Recordings (2)

1967 : The Beatles: Good Morning Good Morning, Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!, With A Little Help From My Friends
1972 : Elvis Presley: Always On My Mind, "It's A Matter Of Time"

Releases (2)

1982 : Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney release "Ebony And Ivory."
2005 : Weezer releases "Beverly Hills," the lead single from their Make Believe album.

TV, Radio, Press (3)

1968 : Glen Campbell becomes a television star overnight when the Smothers Brothers, on whose show he had been a featured regular, give him his own Summer replacement show on CBS-TV.
1970 : The Ed Sullivan Show broadcasts live from hospitals treating soldiers wounded in Vietnam. Guests include Bobbie Gentry and Gladys Knight and the Pips.
1973 : Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show, who have a hit with the Shel Silverstein-penned "The Cover Of "Rolling Stone," appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
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