Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1875: The Georges Bizet opera Carmen premiered in Paris.
1931: The first jazz album to sell a million copies was recorded. It was “Minnie The Moocher” by Cab Calloway.
1957: Samuel Cardinal Stritch banned rock ‘n’ roll from Chicago archdiocese Roman Catholic schools.
1966: Neil Young, Stephen Stills and Richie Furay formed Buffalo Springfield.
1978: The first Van Halen nationwide tour began in Chicago, IL.
1985: Madame Tussaud’s waxworks unveiled their look-alike of Michael Jackson.
1995: Bill Berry of R.E.M. underwent surgery to halt a bleeding brain aneurysm.
1998: C-BO was arrested for parole violation. The violation was the use of lyrics that encouraged violence against police officers. He was held without bail.
2003: Penguin Group announced that Madonna had written five illustrated story books for readers aged 6 and above. Publication was scheduled to begin in September 2003.
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