Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1685: Composer Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti was born.
1935: Judy Garland, at the age of 12, sang on Wallace Berry’s radio show on NBC.
1965: The Beatles were awarded the MBE (Member of the British Empire) medals.
1975: “A Chorus Line” premiered.
1980: Paul Kantner of Jefferson Starship suffers a brain hemorrhage during a recording session. After 15 days in the hospital he recovers fully.
1992: Pearl Jam sets a new record for first week sales when the LP “Vs.” sold 950,000 copies.
1994: Roseanne Barr appeared on her TV show “Roseanne” dressed as Prince.
1998: A U.S. federal judge refused to issue an injunction against the sale of MP3. The device is used to play music downloaded from the Internet. The Recording Industry Association of America had brought the case to court.
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