Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1858: Composer Jeno Hubay was born.
1903: Country singer Roy Acuff was born. He was the first living artist to be elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
1934: NBC radio debuted “The Gibson Family.” The program was the first musical comedy to be broadcast.
1964: The Beatles were ordered off the stage at Cleveland’s Public auditorium so the screaming crowd could calm down.
1969: The Ed Sullivan Singers and Orchestra released “The Sulli-Gulli.” It was the only released by Sullivan.
1974: Gary Thain (Uriah Heep) was nearly electrocuted on stage during a show in Dallas.
1979: Bob Dylan released the album “Slow Train Coming.” It was his first religiously themed album.
1990: Bruce Hornsby began filling in on keyboard for The Grateful Dead following the death of Brent Mydland.
1998: Coolio was booked and released for possessing marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon.
2001: Metallica action figures went on sale.
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