2000 Backstreet Boys release their fourth album, Black & Blue. Catering to the screaming teenage girl demographic, they promote it with an appearance on MTV's Total Request Live. The album is one of biggest debuts in history, with initial shipments of about 6 million.More
2017 David Cassidy dies at age 67 after suffering liver and kidney failure. The Partridge Family star made headlines earlier in the year when he was diagnosed with dementia.
2014 David Guetta releases Listen, his sixth studio album.
2008 Bruce Springsteen's title track from his forthcoming Working On A Dream album hits radio.
2006 Black Eyed Peas take home three awards at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Peas, which accept the awards via satellite from Costa Rica, are named favorite group in the soul/R&B and rap/hip-hop categories, and pick up honors for favorite album (Monkey Business) in the rap/hip-hop genre.
2003 The acoustic guitar on which George Harrison learned how to play is sold at a London auction for 276,000 pounds. The original price of the guitar: three and one-half pounds.
2003 Pop singer-songwriter Teddy Randazzo, who penned hits for Little Anthony & the Imperials, dies at age 68.
2002 Hadda Brooks, known for the '40s R&B hit "Out of the Blue," dies following open-heart surgery at age 86.
2001 Jonathan King is sentenced to seven years in prison for a series of sexual assaults on teenage boys between 1982 and 1987.
1999 Singer/actor Alvin Cash (of The Crawlers) dies of ulcer complications at age 60.
1997 Coolio and seven members of his band 40 Thevz are arrested and charged with theft and assault in a boutique in the town of Boblingen, Germany. The eight are charged with assaulting a female clerk in a clothing store and stealing clothing worth $2,000.
1995 Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day is arrested for mooning the audience during a show in Milwaukee. He pays a $141.50 fine for indecent exposure.
1995 The Beatles release Anthology I (including the previously unreleased track "Free As A Bird," and sell 450,000 copies the first day).
1995 Bruce Springsteen releases The Ghost Of Tom Joad.
1995 Rappers Tupac Shakur and Tha Dogg Pound get into the holiday spirit by giving out 2,000 turkeys in Los Angeles.
Don Henley is arrested after calling 911 to save a 16-year-old prostitute who has overdosed on cocaine and Quaaludes at his Los Angeles home.
The night before, Henley hosted a gathering of Eagles crew members and associates as a farewell, since the band was splitting up. He called a madam who arranged for the girl, who turned out to be 16 - Henley claims he did not know her age and did not have sex with her. When she shows signs of a seizure the next morning, Henley makes the call and medical personnel arrive to find her naked. Hours later, police arrive to arrest Henley, who pleads no contest to contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a misdemeanor that lands him a $2,000 fine and two years' probation. Henley claims he took the fall for the roadies who supplied the drugs. "I took complete blame for everything," he tells GQ. "I was stupid; I could have flushed everything down the toilet. I didn't want this girl dying in my house." Henley's girlfriend, Maren Jensen, is in Dallas filming the horror movie Deadly Blessing.
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