25 September

Pick a Day


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1990 Dave Grohl replaces Chad Channing in Nirvana, becoming the fifth (and final) drummer for the band.

1989 New wave duo Tears for Fears release their third album, The Seeds Of Love. It's the last TFF release to feature Curt Smith, who relocates to New York to pursue a solo career after an acrimonious split with bandmate Roland Orzabal. They reunite in 2004 for Everybody Loves A Happy Ending.

1985 Diana Ortiz (of Dream) is born in San Fernando Valley, California.

1975 Jackie Wilson has a heart attack while performing "Lonely Teardrops" at the Dick Clark "Good Ol' Rock 'n' Roll" revue in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. When he falls, he hits his head and goes into a coma for four months. He regains consciousness but suffers brain damage that leaves him unable to walk or talk. Wilson dies in 1984.

1973 The Allman Brothers release "Ramblin' Man."

1970 Janis Joplin records "Me And Bobby McGee" at Sunset Sound Studios in Hollywood. She dies nine days later from a drug overdose at age 27.

1970 Ringo Starr releases Beaucoups Of Blues.

1970 The Partridge Family's self-titled TV show debuts on ABC.

1969 John Lennon records "Cold Turkey."

1965 Barry McGuire's "Eve Of Destruction" hits #1, where it will stay for one week.

1965 The cartoon The Beatles, starring animated versions of the Fab 4 (and soundalike voiceover artists), debuts on ABC. The show lasts three seasons.

1964 The Temptations record "My Girl."

1961 Bob Dylan plays a show at Gerde's Folk City in New York that earns him a glowing review in the New York Times, giving him his first major media exposure.

1956 Elvis Presley's "Love Me Tender" becomes the first single to sell a million copies before its release.

1955 Zucchero is born Adelmo Fornaciari in Roncocesi, a small village near Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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Tour Sponsorship Introduced As Musk Company Presents Rolling Stones Tour


The Rolling Stones start their US tour with a concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, where they play to a crowd of 90,000. The tour is sponsored by musk maker Jovan, establishing a new paradigm for corporate involvement.

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