Today in Music History
Today in music history. – this is what really interesting stuff happened on today’s date in music history for December 14.
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What happened today in music history:
1873: Composer Marie-Alphonse-Nicolas-Joseph Jongen was born.
1963: Dinah Washington died of a drug overdose at the age of 39. She had 34 top 10 hits on the Billboard R&B charts.
1966: Chad & Jeremy and Don Ho guest on ABC-TV’s “Batman.”
1968: Tommy James and the Shondells released “Crimson & Clover.”
1972: The Ringo Starr film about U.K. rocker Marc Bolan, “Born to Boogie,” debuted in London. The film stars Elton John.
1977: “Saturday Night Fever” premiered in New York City.
1985: James Taylor married actress Kathryn Walker.
1991: Michael Jackson’s “Dangerous” debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s pop albums chart.
1992: Merle Haggard filed for bankruptcy protection.
1995: “Frank Sinatra: 80 Years My Way” aired on ABC-TV.
1999: Paul McCartney played a show at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. It was the first time that McCartney had played at the club since 1963.
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