Saturday, September 10, 2016

Almanac: September 10, 2016

Birthdays

  • 1925 - Roy Brown (d. 1981)
  • 1937 - Tommy Overstreet (79)
  • 1940 - Roy Ayers (76)
  • 1942 - Danny Hutton (Three Dog Night) (74)
  • 1944 - Art Tripp (Mothers of Invention) (72)
  • 1945 - Jose Feliciano (71)
  • 1946 - Don Powell (Slade) (70)
  • 1949 - Barriemore Barlow (Jethro Tull) (67)
  • 1950 - Joe Perry (Aerosmith) (66)
  • 1950 - Rosie Flores (66)
  • 1951 - Peter Tolson (Pretty Things) (65)
  • 1955 - Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Mr. Mister) (61)
  • 1956 - Johnny Hickman (Cracker) (60)
  • 1956 - Johnnie Fingers (Boomtown Rats) (60)
  • 1957 - Carol Decker (T'Pau) (59)
  • 1958 - Siobhan Fahey (Bananarama, Shakespears Sister) (58)
  • 1960 - David Lowery (Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven) (53)
  • 1963 - Bill Stevenson (Black Flag, Descendents) (5.)
  • 1963 - David Titlow (Blue Mercedes) (5.)
  • 1966 - Miles Zuniga (Fastball) (50)
  • 1966 - Robin Goodridge (Bush) (50)
  • 1968 - Big Daddy Kane (born Antonio Hardy) (48)
  • 1980 - Mikey Way (My Chemical Romance) (36)
  • 1984 - Matthew Followill (Kings of Leon) (32)
  • 1985 - Matthew Johnson (One True Voice) (31)
  • 1986 - Ashley Monroe (Pistol Annies) (30)
Deaths
  • 2005 -  Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - Lung cancer (81)
On This Day
  • 1955 - Justin Tubb joined the Grand Ole Opry.
  • 1962 - The BBC banned  Monster Mash  by Bobby Boris Pickett & the Crypt Kickers, saying it was offensive.
  • 1973 - The BBC banned the song  Star Star  by the Rolling Stones from their  Goat's Head Soup  album.  
  • 1974 - The New York Dolls split.
  • 1979 - Patti Smith announced to a crowd in Florence, Italy that she was retiring from live performances.
  • 1980 - Peter Comita replaced Tom Peterson in Cheap Trick.
  • 1990 - Will Smith's  Fresh Prince of Bel-Air  debuted.
  • 1990 - The Las Vegas Hard Rock Cafe opened.
  • 1995 - Kiss opened their Alive World Tour in Chattanooga, TN.
  • 1996 - Randor Music sent a letter to Bob Dole asking him to stop using their song  Soul Man  in his campaign.
  • 1996 - Wal-Mart banned Sheryl Crow's second album over the song  Love is a Good Thing.
  • 1998 - Gary Glitter is charged 51 counts of indecent photos of children and sexual assaults on girls under 16.
  • 2002 - Ray Charles and Travis Tritt taped an edition of  CMT Crossroads.  
  • 2006 - The Browns (The Three Bells) performed in their home state of Arkansas for the first time in forty years.
  • 2007 - Girls Aloud broke the record in the U.K. for most consecutive top ten singles by a female act.
  • 2007 - Kid Rock was accused of an assault on Tommy Lee, both ex's of actress Pamela Anderson, at the MTV Video Music Awards the previous night.
Marriages
  • 1992 - Slash (Guns N' Roses) and Renee Suran
  • 2001 - Chris Cagle and Elizabeth Filer
  • 2005 - Peter Andre and Katie Price
  • 2005 - Jeff Beck and Sandra Cash
Recorded
  • 1964 -  Good Morning Little Schoolgirl  - Rod Stewart (first single)
  • 1965 -  Turn Turn Turn  - Byrds
  • 1967 -  Guitar Man  - Elvis Presley
  • 1970 -  Rose Garden  - Lynn Anderson
Released
  • 1966 -  Last Train to Clarksville  - Monkees (single)
  • 1975 -  Alive  - Kiss
  • 1976 -  Hard Rain  - Bob Dylan
  • 1980 -  She's So Cold  - Rolling Stones (single)
  • 1991 -  Smells Like Teen Spirit  - Nirvanna (single)
  • 1991 -  Ropin' the Wind  - Garth Brooks
Awards
  • 1995 - Emmy Awards
    • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Cyndi Lauper (Mad About You)
  • 1998 - MTV Video Music Awards
    • Video of the Year, Female Video -  Ray of Light  - Madonna
    • Male Video -  Just the Two of Us  - Will Smith
    • Group Video -  Everybody (Backstreet's Back)  - Backstreet Boys
    • New Artist -  Torn  - Natalie Imbruglia
    • Rock Video -  Pink  - Aerosmith
    • R&B Video -  Gone Till November  - Wyclef Jean
    • Rap Video -  Gettin' Jiggy Wit It  - Will Smith
    • Dance Video -  Smack My Bitch Up  - Prodigy
    • Alternative Video -  Good  Riddance  (Time of Your Life)  - Green Day
    • Video Vanguard Award - Beastie Boys
Broadcasts
  • 1966 -  Ed Sullivan Show  - Rolling Stones
  • 2005 -  MTV's ReAct Now: Music & Relief  - Green Day, U2, Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, Game, Good Charlotte, Nine Inch Nails, Kanye West and David Banner
Number Ones – U.S. Singles
  • 1966 -  You Can't Hurry Love  - Supremes (2 weeks)
  • 1983 -  Maniac  - Michael Sembello (2 weeks)
  • 1988 -  Sweet Child O' Mine  - Guns N' Roses (2 weeks)
Number Ones – U.S. Albums
  • 1966 -  Revolver  - Beatles (6 weeks)
  • 1983 -  Thriller  - Michael Jackson (1 week (19 previous weeks at number 1))

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