Today in 1956, Elvis Presley made his second appearance on CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show, with Sullivan presenting Presley a gold record for …
One year later, Presley’s appearance at the Pan Pacific Auditorium in Los Angeles prompted police to tell Presley he was not allowed to wiggle his hips onstage. The next night’s performance was filmed by the LAPD vice squad.
One year later, Buddy Holly filmed ABC-TV’s “American Bandstand”:
It would be Holly’s last TV appearance.
Today in 1964, the T.A.M.I. show began in Santa Monica, Calif., emceed by Jan and Dean:
The number one album today in 1967 was “The Supremes: Greatest Hits”:
In 1972, something called the United States Council for World Affairs selected this as its official theme song (which is ironic given the Roger Daltrey vs. Pete Townshend fights over the years):
Today in 1978, one of the most hideously awful TV movies that involved a musical act appeared on NBC-TV:
The number one album today in 1989 was Janet Jackson’s “Rhythm Nation 1814”:
Birthdays begin with Charlie Daniels:
Tommy Dolbeck played drums for the Michael Stanley Band: