Almanac: September 10, 2017

Birthdays
  • 1925 - Roy Brown (d. 1981)
  • 1937 - Tommy Overstreet (d. 2015)
  • 1940 - Roy Ayers (77)
  • 1942 - Danny Hutton (Three Dog Night) (75)
  • 1944 - Art Tripp (Mothers of Invention) (73)
  • 1945 - Jose Feliciano (72)
  • 1946 - Don Powell (Slade) (71)
  • 1949 - Barriemore Barlow (Jethro Tull) (68)
  • 1950 - Joe Perry (Aerosmith) (67)
  • 1950 - Rosie Flores (67)
  • 1951 - Peter Tolson (Pretty Things) (66)
  • 1955 - Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Mr. Mister) (62)
  • 1956 - Johnny Hickman (Cracker) (61)
  • 1956 - Johnnie Fingers (Boomtown Rats) (61)
  • 1957 - Carol Decker (T'Pau) (60)
  • 1958 - Siobhan Fahey (Bananarama, Shakespears Sister) (59)
  • 1960 - David Lowery (Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven) (57)
  • 1963 - Bill Stevenson (Black Flag, Descendents) (54)
  • 1963 - David Titlow (Blue Mercedes) (54)
  • 1966 - Miles Zuniga (Fastball) (51)
  • 1966 - Robin Goodridge (Bush) (51)
  • 1968 - Big Daddy Kane (born Antonio Hardy) (49)
  • 1980 - Mikey Way (My Chemical Romance) (37)
  • 1984 - Matthew Followill (Kings of Leon) (33)
  • 1985 - Matthew Johnson (One True Voice) (32)
  • 1986 - Ashley Monroe (Pistol Annies) (31)
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)
  • 2011 - Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera (1 week)
Number Ones – U.S. Albums
  • 1966 - Revolver - Beatles (6 weeks)
  • 1983 - Thriller - Michael Jackson (1 week (19 previous weeks at number 1))
  • 2011 - The Red Album - Game (1 week)
  • 2016 - Blonde - Frank Ocean (1 week)
Number Ones – U.S. R&B Singles
  • 1949 - Roomin' House Boogie - Amos Milburn (2 weeks)
  • 2005 - Like You - Bow Wow (2 weeks)
Number Ones – U.S. Country Singles
  • 1983 - I'm Only In It For the Love - John Conlee (1 week)
  • 1988 - (Do You Love Me) Just Say Yes - Highway 101 (1 week)
  • 1994 - XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl) - Trisha Yearwood (2 weeks)
  • 2011 - Remind Me - Brad Paisley With Carrie Underwood (1 week)
Number Ones – British Singles
  • 1954 - Little Things Mean a Lot - Kitty Kallen (1 week)
  • 1964 - You Really Got Me - Kinks (2 weeks)
  • 1988 - A Groovy Kind of Love - Phil Collens (2 weeks)
  • 2005 - Dare - Gorillaz (1 week)
  • 2011 - Stay Awake - Example (1 week)
  • 2015 - What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber (1 week)
Number Ones – British Albums
  • 1960 - Down Drury Lane to Memory Lane - One Hundred and One Strings (5 weeks)
  • 1977 - Elvis Presley's 40 Greatest Hits - Elvis Presley (1 week)
  • 1983 - The Very Best of the Beach Boys - Beach Boys (1 week)
  • 1994 - Definitely Maybe - Oasis (1 week)
  • 2005 - Wonderland - McFly (1 week)
  • 2011 - I'm With You - Red Hot Chili Peppers (1 week)
  • 2015 - The Beauty Behind the Madness - The Weeknd (1 week)

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