1979 Brandy (Brandy Norwood) is born in McComb, Mississippi.
1979 ABC airs their TV-movie Elvis, starring Kurt Russell as The King.
1977 Mike Shinoda (of Linkin Park) is born in Agoura Hills, Los Angeles.
1974 R&B singer D'Angelo is born Michael Eugene Archer in Richmond, Virginia.
1968 The Beatles record "Hey Bulldog."
1967 The Turtles release "Happy Together."
1967 The Monkees' album More of the Monkees hits #1.
1966 Cher records "Bang Bang."
1965 Ringo Starr marries his first wife, Maureen Cox, in London's Caxton Hall Register Office, with manager Brian Epstein as best man. John Lennon and George Harrison are also in attendance, as well as the couple's parents and John's wife, Cynthia. (Paul is on vacation in Tunisia.) Afterwards, Ringo and Maureen head off to a honeymoon in Sussex, England.
1964 After playing their first ever US concert, The Beatles attend a party at the British Embassy in Washington where a woman cuts off a lock of Ringo's hair without asking him.
1961 The front page headline in Melody Maker reads: £80,000 Lost On Pirate Juke Boxes. This is a report of a nationwide swoop on bars, cafés, restaurants, clubs, amusement arcades and public houses.
1958 Elvis Presley records "Steadfast, Loyal and True" and "Danny."
1957 Patsy Cline releases "Walking After Midnight."
Whitney Houston is found dead in the bathtub of her suite at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, where she was slated to perform at Clive Davis' annual Pre-Grammy party later that night.Read more
2007 Dixie Chicks take home a staggering five awards during the 49th Grammy Awards. Taking the Long Way wins Album of the Year and Best Country Album, while the single "Not Ready To Make Nice" is awarded Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.
1980 WKRP in Cincinnati, a TV series that takes place at a rock radio station, runs an episode devoted to the tragic events of December 3, 1979 when 11 fans were killed at a Who concert at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati.
1963 The Beatles record "There's A Place," "I Saw Her Standing There," "A Taste Of Honey," "Do You Want To Know A Secret," "Misery," "Hold Me Tight," "Anna (Go To Him)," "Boys," "Chains" and "Twist And Shout."
They record all 10 tracks for their debut LP in just under 10 hours. John Lennon's cold makes the process take a bit longer than it should; by the time the band gets to the last song of the session, "Twist And Shout," the hoarseness in his voice is noticeable. Nevertheless, he nails it in one take.
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