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February 6 : This Day in Music History
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Births

1945 : Bob Marley is born Nesta Robert Marley in Jamaica. His mother was a native of Jamaica and his father was an officer in the British military.
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Births (9)

1941 : Dave Berry
1943 : Fabian
1945 : Bob Marley is born Nesta Robert Marley in Jamaica. His mother was a native of Jamaica and his father was an officer in the British military.
1947 : Allen Jones (Amen Corner)
1950 : Mike Batt
1950 : Natalie Cole
1957 : Simon Phillips (Toto)
1962 : Axl Rose, born William Bruce Rose, Jr., is born in Lafayette, Indiana. He would form the band Guns N' Roses and take his stage name as an anagram for "Oral Sex."
1966 : Rick Astley

Charts (5)

1957 : The Del-Vikings' "Come Go with Me" enters the pop charts
1961 : The Capris' "There's a Moon Out Tonight" enters the R&B charts
1965 : The Temptations' My Girl hits #1 R&B
1965 : The Righteous Brothers' You've Lost that Lovin' Feelin' hits #1 R&B
1988 : Dusty Springfield makes her first appearance on the Billboard charts in 19 years with "What Have I Done To Deserve This?," a duet with Pet Shop Boys.

Deaths (7)

1497 : Johannes Ockeghem
1960 : Jesse Belvin
1981 : Hugo Montenegro
1998 : (Hans Holzl) Falco
1998 : Carl Wilson (The Beach Boys)
2007 : Frankie Laine
2011 : Gary Moore (Thin Lizzy)

Miscellaneous (1)

1962 : Decca Records turns down The Beatles.

Movies (2)

1987 : Featuring a title song written by Bruce Springsteen, the movie Light of Day hits theaters. The film stars Joan Jett and Michael J. Fox as leaders of a struggling band called The Barbusters.
1998 : The movie Blues Brothers 2000 opens, featuring Wilson Pickett, Jonny Lang and Eddie Floyd.

Music and Politics (1)

1987 : Sonny Bono announces he is running for mayor of Palm Springs, California. He would win the election and eventually win a seat in Congress.

Recordings (4)

1929 : Rudy Vallee and His Orchestra, "Deep Night"
1968 : The Beatles record "The Inner Light" and finish work on "Lady Madonna."
1976 : Elvis Presley: "Never Again," "Love Coming Down"
1981 : Paul McCartney records vocals for George Harrison's "All Those Years Ago," which is a tribute to John Lennon. Ringo Starr also played on the song.

TV, Radio, Press (3)

1964 : Tickets for the first Beatles appearance on CBS' Ed Sullivan Show sell out.
2003 : ABC's 20/20 airs the British documentary Living With Michael Jackson, where we see him climb a tree, go shopping, and talk about sharing his bed with kids.
2011 : Christina Aguilera messes up a line of the US national anthem when she performs it at the Super Bowl. Instead of "O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming," Aguilera sang: "What so proudly we watched at the twilight’s last gleaming." Aguilera later said of the mistake: "I can only hope that everyone could feel my love for this country and that the true spirit of its anthem still came through."
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