Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1903: In New York City, the barbershop quartet favorite, “Sweet Adeline,” was sung for the first time.
1932: Radio City Music Hall opened its doors to the public for the first time.
1940: Singer Al Jolson and actress Ruby Keeler were divorced after 12 years of marriage that included that final year of separation.
1964: The Supremes made their first appearance on TV’s “Ed Sullivan Show.”
1971: The “Sonny & Cher Show” began airing on CBS. The show ran for four 1/2 years.
1985: Metallica finished working on “Master of Puppets.”
1992: Harry Connick Jr. was arrested at New York’s Kennedy Airport after a 9mm pistol was discovered in his carry-on luggage.
1992: The musical revival of “Tommy Tune Tonite! A Song and Dance Act” opened.
1998: Busta Rhymes (AKA Trevor Smith) was arrested and charged with criminal possession after police found a loaded, unregistered pistol in his car. The police originally pulled Rhymes over for changing lanes three times without signaling.
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