Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1770: Composer Anton Reicha was born.
1954: A U.S. Congresswoman introduced a bill to prohibit the distribution of “obscene, lewd, lascivious or filthy” recordings.
1955: Billboard reported that the 45rpm single format was outselling the 78s for the first time.
1966: The Rolling Stones’ “19th Nervous Breakdown” was released.
1975: Harry Chapin’s revue “The Night That Made America Famous” opened on Broadway.
1978: Vladimir Horowitz marked the 50th anniversary of his U.S. debut with a performance at the White House.
1987: Capitol Records released the first 4 Beatles albums on CD.
1991: “Rockline on MTV” premiered.
1998: Tommy Lee of Motley Crue was formally charged with abusing his wife Pamela Anderson Lee, and one of their sons, Dylan.
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