Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1709: Composer Charles Avison was born.
1963: Paul Anka and Marie-Ann DeZogheb were married in Paris.
1968: In Detroit, MI, Aretha Franklin day was declared.
1971: Alan David Pasaro sued the Rolling Stones charging them with invasion of privacy. The charge stemmed from the footage of a stabbing in the film “Gimme Shelter.” Pasaro was tried and acquitted for the stabbing death.
1984: Jerry Lee Lewis surrendered to federal authorities to answer income tax evasion charges. He was later acquitted.
1990: Ike Turner was sentenced to 4 years in prison on cocaine charges.
1998: At the Brit Awards, Danbert Nobacon of Chumbawamba dumped a bucket of ice water on the U.K.’s Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott.
1999: Rap star Ol’ Dirty Bastard was arrested in Hollywood for allegedly wearing body armor, a forbidden garment because of his previous arrests. ODB was initially pulled over for driving eratically.
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