Today in Music History
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What happened today in music history:
1741: Composer Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry was born.
1960: The House of Representatives Special Subcommittee on Legislative Oversight opened hearings on disc jockey “payola.”
1965: The Supremes’ “Stop in the Name Of Love” was released.
1969: George Harrison’s tonsils were removed at London’s University College Hospital. The tonsils were destroyed so they could not be sold.
1972: The official Beatles Fan Club disbanded.
1980: In London, David Bowie and his wife Angie were divorced after nearly ten years of marriage. David gets custody of their nine-year old son, Zowie.
1988: The Who (without Keith Moon) reunited for their 25th anniversary at a London awards ceremony.
1993: Tom Jones guest starred on NBC-TV’s “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.”
2000: It was announced that Stan “the Man” Lee would create a comic book of the Backstreet Boys.
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