27 February

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27 FEBRUARY

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2016 Twenty One Pilots' "Stressed Out" peaks at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, where it stays for one week. It's the duo's first foray into the Top 10.

2015 Glam Rock pioneer Gary Glitter, 70, is sentenced to 16 years in prison for sexually assaulting three schoolgirls in the '70s and '80s. More

2015 R&B singer Charmayne Maxwell (of Brownstone) dies in a freak accident at age 46 when she falls on a broken wine glass and cuts her neck.

2013 Richard Street, singer with The Monitors and The Temptations, dies at age 70.

2011 Blues musician Eddie Kirkland dies at age 87.

2001 Carlos Santana (Santana) returns to the Mexican town where he grew up, Autlan De Navarro, for the first time in 46 years. A statue honor of Carlos and his father, mariachi player Jose Santana, is unveiled.

2000 The Beach Boys: An American Family TV mini-series begins on ABC, chronicling the rise of the title band.

1999 Vince Gill plays "How Great Thou Art" on the dobro at the Grand Ole Opry in honor of dobro legend Brother Oswald.

1998 Motley Crue member Vince Neil, not to be outdone by Tommy Lee, announces an agreement with Internet Entertainment Group and Vivid Video to distribute a 60-minute home video of him having sex with two adult film models while on vacation in Hawaii.

1996 Bad Religion release their ninth full-length studio album, The Gray Race. This is the first Bad Religion album to feature Brian Baker on guitar, replacing Brett Gurewitz, who left the band two years earlier.

1991 James Brown is released on parole from a South Carolina prison after serving two years of a six-year sentence on drug and assault charges.

1984 The Jacksons' Pepsi commercial premieres on MTV.

1981 Josh Groban is born in Los Angeles.

1977 Keith Richards is arrested for heroin possession in Toronto.

1976 Mick Jagger is hospitalized in New York with a respiratory infection.

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Jamie Foxx Wins An Oscar For Ray

2005

Jamie Foxx wins a Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the movie Ray.

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