Presty the DJ for Dec. 2

The number one album today in 1967 was the Monkees’ “Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones Ltd.,” the group’s fourth million-selling album:

The number one single today in 1978:

Today in 1984, MTV carried the entire 14 minutes of “Thriller” for the first time:

The first birthday to note is Dr. Peter Carl Goldmark, inventor of the long-playing multigroove record in 1945 — first in 78s, then in 33⅓ albums,  then in 45-rpm singles.

Tom McGuinness of Manfred Mann:

Ted Bluechel Jr. played drums for The Association:

Rick Savage played bass for Def Leppard:

Nelly Furtado:

One death of note, today in 2006: Mariska Veres, the lead singer of the Shocking Blue:

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