1940 Country/Rockabilly singer Rod Bernard is born in Opelousas, Louisiana.
1929 Country singer-songwriter Buck Owens is born Alvis Edgar Owens Jr. in Sherman, Texas.
1926 R&B singer-songwriter Joe Jones is born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Known for the 1960 hit "You Talk Too Much."
1913 The Irving Berlin song "That International Rag" is copyrighted.
2015 Elvis Presley is granted the honor of a second postage stamp bearing his likeness (the first was introduced in 1993). This one features a black-and-white photograph by William Speer of Elvis in 1955 and is part of the Music Icon series that began in 2013.More
1999 The Kiss-produced movie Detroit Rock City, the story of fans on their way to a KISS concert, opens nationwide.
1978 After years on the road and substantial chart success, The Commodores finally get their first #1 hit with the Lionel Richie-penned ballad "Three Times a Lady," which is taken from their album Natural High. The single stays at #1 for two weeks.
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