Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1934: The musical “Anything Goes,” by Cole Porter, opened.
1975: Elton John received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
1980: Don Henley was arrested after paramedics treated a nude sixteen year-old girl suffering from drug intoxication at his home in Los Angeles, CA. Henley was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, cocaine and Quaaludes and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
1982: Joni Mitchell and Larry Klein, her bass player, were married.
1988: “The Delicate Sound Of Thunder” by Pink Floyd was released.
1991: Aerosmith made a guest appearance on an episode of the Fox TV show “The Simpsons” called “Flaming Moe’s.”
1993: The musical “Cyrano – The Musical” opened.
1995: The “Beatles Anthology I” set a first-day sales record, selling 450,000 units.
1997: Coolio and seven members of his band 40 Thevz were arrested and charged with theft and assault in a boutique in the town of Boblingen, Germany. The eight were charged with assaulting a female clerk in a clothing store and stealing clothing worth $2,000.
2003: Phil Spector was charged with the murder of Lana Clarkson at his home the previos February. Spector pled innocent.
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