Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1901: Composer Gerald Finzi was born.
1956: Fats Domino hit #1 on the R&B chart and #3 on the pop chart with his song “I’m In Love Again”.
1969: Bob Dylan made a surprise appearance with The Band at the Mississippi River Rock Festival. He performed three songs.
1987: Steve Miller got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1988: Michael Jackson began his first British tour at Wembley Stadium in London.
1992: Olivia Newton-John announced that she had breast cancer. Her publicist said that doctors expected a full recovery.
1995: George Michael announced the settlement of his long running dispute with Sony and that he had been released from his contract.
1998: Mariah Carey volunteered to record a public service announcement about a girl who had disappeared a month earlier in Seaside, CA.
2000: Dr. Dre filed suit against the city of Detroit alleging censorship. The lawsuit stemmed from a concert stop in Detroit on July 6, 2000, when Dre was told he and the tour organizers would be arrested if he showed a video during the concert. The video contained nudity and graphic violence.
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