The Beatles had quite a schedule today in 1963. They drove from Liverpool to London through the night to appear on the BBC’s “Parade of the Pops,” which was on live at noon.
After their two songs, they drove back north another three hours to get to their evening performance at the Swimming Baths in Doncaster.
The number one song today in 1965:
The number one album today in 1971 was the soundtrack to “Jesus Christ Superstar”:
Today in 1976, the four members of Kiss had their footprints implanted in the concrete outside Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
At the Grammy Awards today in 1977, the Album of the Year was Stevie Wonder’s “Songs in the Key of Life”:
The cover of “Chicago X” got the award for Best Album Package:
The number one single today in 1988:
The number one album on both sides of the Atlantic today in 2005, with artist name and title the same:
Today in 2010, 40 finches became musicians at the Barbican in London:
Birthdays begin with J. Geils of his own band:
Walter Becker of Steely Dan:
Randy California of Spirit:
Kurt Cobain of Nirvana:
One, or 100, deaths of note today: Ty Longley of Great White, killed with 100 people when explosives set fire to the building during a Great White concert in 2003: