Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1764: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart played for the Royal Family at Versailles in France.
1953: Hank Williams died of drug and alcohol overdose at the age of 29.
1959: Elvis Presley destroyed his BMW on Germany’s Autobahn.
1964: The BBC broadcasts the first “Top of the Pops” TV rock show.
1966: The final episode of “The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet” (with Rick Nelson) was filmed.
1967: Sonny and Cher were barred from the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, CA, for their support of the Sunset Strip rioters.
1979: Bruce Springsteen’s cheek was ripped open by a fire-cracker that was thrown onstage from the audience.
1982: The last ABBA concert was held in Stockholm.
1989: The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) changed the requirements for a musical work to achieve gold and platinum status.
2002: Eric Clapton and Melia McEnery were married.
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