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September 30 – Today In Rock Music History

September 30, 2010

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Musicians Born On September 30

1934 Freddie King (Hideaway)
1935 Johnny Mathis (A Certain Smile)
1942 Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield)
1942 Frankie Lymon (Teenagers)
1942 Gus Dudgeon (producer)
1943 Marilyn McCoo (You Don’t Have to Be a Star)
1945 Mike Harrison (Spooky Tooth)
1946 Sylvia Peterson (Chiffons)
1947 Marc Bolan (T. Rex)
1952 John Lombardo (10,000 Maniacs)
1964 Robby Takac ((Goo Goo Dolls)

Deaths On September 30

1955 James Dean (actor and icon)

Number 1 In The Charts On September 30

1957 Jimmie Rodgers: ‘Honeycombe’ US 45
1965 Ken Dodd: ‘Tears’ UK 45
1972 David Cassidy: ‘How Can I Be Sure’ UK 45
1978 John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John: ‘Summer Nights’ UK 45
1978 Exile: ‘Kiss You All Over’ US 45
1989 Tina Turner: ‘Foreign Affair’ UK LP
1995 Mariah Carey : Fantasy : US single
1995 Simply Red : Fairground : UK single
1995 Hootie and The Blowfish : Cracked Rear View : US LP
1996 Deep Blue Something : Breakfast At Tiffany’s : UK single

Various Music Events On September 30

1967 The new national BBC pop station, Radio 1, goes on the air

1967 Strawberry Alarm Clock hit US chart with ‘Incense and Peppermints’ on way to No. 1

1969 ‘Crosby, Stills and Nash’ LP goes gold in US

1972 Family’s ‘Bandstand’ hits UK LP chart

1984 Capital Radio in London launches ‘Network Chart’

1987 Whitney Houston’s second LP, ‘Whitney’, awarded platinum disc for sales of 4 million

1987 Grateful Dead win their first platinum disc for ‘In the Dark’ LP

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September 30 – Today in Beatles History

September 30, 2010

1962 Performance at the Cavern, with Clay Ellis and the Raiders, and the Red River Jazz Men.

1963 Studio 2 (control room only). 10.00am-1.15pm. Editing: `Little Child’ (of takes 15, 18); `Hold Me Tight’ (of takes 26, 29). Recording: `Money (That’s What I Want)’ (3 unnumbered takes of overdub onto take 7); `I Wanna Be Your Man’ (takes 8-13, of overdub onto take 7). Mono mixing: `All I’ve Got To Do’ (from take 15); `Don’t Bother Me’ (from take 15); `Little Child’ (from edit of takes 15, 18); `Hold Me Tight’ (from edit of takes 26, 29); `Not A Second Time’ (from take 9). Producer: George Martin; Editing: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Geoff Emerick. Recording of piano for `Money (That’s What I Want)’ and Hammond organ for `I Wanna Be Your Man’.

1963 A review indicates that the Beatles have the most sold LP (`Please Please Me’), EP (`Twist And Shout’) and single (`She Loves You’) in Britain (Record Retailer).

1963 Billy J. Kramer Limited, a new producing company, is incorporated, with Brian one of its opening directors.

1963 Brian writes to Alistair Taylor, from Liverpool, to confirm his date to have lunch.

1964 Studio 2. 2.30-5.30pm. Recording: `Every Little Thing’ (takes 5-9). Studio 2. 6.30-10.30pm. Recording: `What You’re Doing’ (takes 8-12); `No Reply’ (takes 1-8). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott/Mike Stone. Debut of timpani, on take 9 of `Every Little Thing’.

1967 BBC Third Programme becomes Radio 3.

1967 John, George and the Maharishi appear on the TV `David Frost Show’.

1967 Date of end of 5-year contract of the Beatles and Brian.

1967 Frank Zappa, in an interview for the magazine `Disc And Music Echo’, affirms that John was right when he said that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus.

1968 The Beatles’ biography `The Long And Winding Road’, is published.

1969 Recording of `Cold Turkey’.

1971 First stereo remix of `Penny Lane’.

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September 30 – Retro History From The 50s to 80s

September 30, 2010

On September 30, 1965 Donovan made his 1st U.S. TV appearance on the show Shindig.

Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 NASA closes down tracking stations in Hawaii and Ascension
1989 Nolan Ryan’s perfect game broken in 8th, but gets his 300th strikeout
1989 Senegambia separates back into Gambia and Senegal
1989 Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title
1988 Andrei Gromyko retires
1988 Dave Stieb, loses 2nd consecutive no hitter bid with 2 outs in 9th
1988 IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer
1988 Louise Ritter, U.S., jumps 6’8″ to win Olympic gold medal
1988 Robin Givens and Mike Tyson appear on Barbara Walter’s Show
1988 Los Angeles Dodger Orel Herschiser breaks former Dodger Don Drysdale mark by pitching 59 consecutive scoreless innings
1987 Suriname constitution ratified
1986 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 U.S. releases soviet spy Gennadiy Zakharov
1985 Howard Stern gets fired from WNBC AM in New York
1984 Bowie Kuhn ends career as Baseball Commissioner
1984 Browns set a team record for allowing most sacks (11), Kansas City wins 10-6
1984 California Angel Mike Witt, pitches a perfect game over Texas Rangers, 1-0
1984 New York Yankee Don Mattingly wins AL batting crown with .343 avg
1982 National railroad strike in Belgium
1981 Last game at Minn’s Metropolitan Stadium, lose to Kansas City 5-2
1981 Seoul, South Korea is selected to host 1988 Summer Olympics
1980 1,754 turn out to see Phillies play New York Mets at Shea Stadium
1980 A’s Rickey Henderson sets AL stolen base record at 98 en route to 100
1980 Iran rejects a truce call from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
1980 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 Milwaukee Brewers lose 5-0 ending 213 straight games without a shutout
1979 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
1978 Major Indoor Soccer League grants 1st 6 franchises to Cincinnati,
1978 Phillies clinch NL East title
1978 Cleveland, Houston, New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title
1977 Dutch Antillean government-Evertsz resigns
1977 Ringo releases “Ringo the 4th” album
1977 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1975 5 drown in flash flood of sewer and water tunnel (Niagara Falls New York)
1974 General Francesco da Costa Gomez succeeds General Spinola as President of Portugal
1973 3rd New York City Women’s Marathon won by Nina Kuscsik in 2:57:07
1973 4th New York City Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:21:54
1973 Mel Gray begins NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
1973 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Cameron Park Golf Open
1973 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1973 New York Yankees close 50th year at Yankee Stadium losing 8-5, Ralph Houk
1972 Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa)
1972 Roberto Clemente, is 11th to get 3,000 hits
1971 Last Washington Senator home game, New York Yankees win career 5th forfeit game Yankees trailing 4-2 in 9th with 2 outs, fans rush field
1970 New American Bible published

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 Atlanta’s 10th straight win, clinches NL West pennant
1968 1st Boeing 747 rolls out
1968 AL and NL umpires form a new Association of Major League Umpires
1968 Sharon Miller wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational
1968 Supremes release “Love Child”
1967 BBC starts their own popular music radio station
1967 Palace of Fine Arts reopens (1st time during 1915 exposition)
1967 U.S.S.R.’s Kosmos 186 and 188 complete 1st automatic docking
1966 Botswana (Bechuanaland) gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1966 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1965 Donovan’s 1st U.S. TV appearance (Shindig)
1965 Los Angeles Dodger Don Drysdale (23-12) wins 13th straight game, 7 by shutouts
1964 “Oh What a Lovely War” opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 125 performances
1963 “Student Gypsy” opens at 84th St. Theater New York City for 16 performances
1963 56th Postmaster General: John A Gronouski of Wis takes office
1962 A’s Bill Fischer ends 84 1/3 consec innings pitched without a walk
1962 John F. Kennedy routes 3,000 federal troops to Mississippi
1962 James Meredith registers for classes at University of Mississippi
1962 KCRL TV channel 4 in Reno, NV (NBC) begins broadcasting
1962 KMEX TV channel 34 in Los Angeles, California (IND) begins broadcasting
1962 Mickey Wright wins LPGA San Diego Golf Open
1962 New York Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play and beat New York 5-1
1960 Flintstones premieres, 1st prime time animation show
1960 On Howdy Doody’s last show Clarabelle finally talks “Goodbye Kids”
1960 West Germany signs trade agreement with East Germany

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1958 French Guinee becomes independent republic Guinea
1958 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1957 French government of Mauroy, resigns due to Algeria
1957 WKYT TV channel 27 in Lexington, Kentucky (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 Phillies Robin Roberts gives up a major league record 46th home run
1956 White Sox Jim Derrington, 16, is youngest to start a game (he loses)
1954 “Boy Friend” opens at Royale Theater New York City for 483 performances
1954 Nautilus, 1st atomic-powered vessel (sub), commissioned by the Navy
1953 Auguste/Jacques Piccard dives with bathosphere to 3150 m (record)
1953 Earl Warren appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
1953 Robert Anderson’s “Tea and Sympathy,” premieres in New York City
1953 WICS TV channel 20 in Springfield, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 WMT (now KGAN) TV channel 2 in Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, IA (CBS) begins
1950 1st congress of International Astronautical Federation opens in Paris
1950 Radio’s “Grand Ole Opry” is broadcasted on TV for 1st time
1950 WSM TV channel 4 in Nashville, Tennessee (NBC) begins broadcasting

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September 29 – Today In Rock Music History

September 29, 2010

Happy Birthday Mike Pinera!

Musicians Born On September 29

1935 Jerry Lee Lewis (Great Balls of Fire)
1942` Jean-Luc Ponty (French violinist)
1948 Mark Farina (Grand Funk)
1948 Mike Pinera (Blues Image)
1957 Mari Wilson (Just What I’ve Always Wanted)
1963 Matt and Luke Goss (Bros)
1968 Brad Smith (Blind Melon)

Number 1 In The Charts On September 29

1958 Tommy Edwards: ‘It’s All in the Game’ US 45
1960 Ricky Valence: ‘Tell Laura I Love Her’ UK 45
1973 Simon Park Orchestra: ‘Eye Level’ UK 45
1973 Grand Funk: ‘We’re an American Band’ US 45
1979 Police: ‘Message in a Bottle’ UK 45
1979` Boney M: ‘Oceans of Fantasy’ UK LP
1984 Prince: ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ US 45
1990 Maria McKee: ‘Show Me Heaven’ UK single
1990 Nelson : (Cant Live Without Your) Love And Affection : US single

Various Music Events On September 29

1957 Buddy Holly and the Crickets release ‘Oh Boy/Not Fade Away’

1958 Big Bopper’s ‘Chantilly Lace’ enters US pop charts at No. 27

1960 Sam Cooke’s ‘Chain Gang’ hits UK chart

1960 Johnny Burnette debuts on UK chart with ‘Dreamin”

1961 Bob Dylan plays harmonica on Caroline Hester’s first LP for Columbia – his first recorded appearance

1963 Rolling Stones begin their first-ever tour of UK (with the Everly Brothers and Bo Diddley) at New Victoria, London

1967 Motown releases Gladys Knight’s ‘I Heard It on the Grapevine’

1975 Jackie Wilson’s career ends when he is struck by a massive heart attack while performing in Philadelphia

1976 Boy George expelled from school

1977 James Brown’s band walk out on him before the show in Halendale, Flordia, claiming they are underpaid

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September 29 – Today in Beatles History

September 29, 2010

1961 Performance at noontime at the Cavern Club in Liverpool and in the evening at the Village Hall, Knotty Ash in Liverpool.

1964 Studio 2. 2.30-6.30pm. Recording: `Every Little Thing’ (takes 1-4); `I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party’ (takes 1-7). Studio 2. 7.00-10.45pm. Recording: `I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party’ (takes 8-19); `What You’re Doing’ (takes 1-7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: Ken Scott/Mike Stone.

1965 `Help!’ single, 10th and last week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1967 Wembley TV Studios. John and George live appearance on `The Frost Programme’. Studio 2. 7.00pm-5.00am. Mono mixing: `I Am The Walrus’ (remixes 6-22, from take 17). Editing: `I Am The Walrus’ (of mono remixes 10, 22, called remix mono 23). Recording: `Your Mother Should Know’ (tape reduction take 9 into takes 50-52, overdub onto take 52). Mono mixing: `Your Mother Should Know’ (remix 20, from take 52). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick; 2nd Engineer: Graham Kirkby. The BBC live broadcast is included in `I Am The Walrus’. The re-make of `Your Mother Should Know’ is ignored, and work returns to the original Chappell version. 7.30pm. Start of broadcast of `The Tragedy Of King Lear’, BBC Third Programme.

1971 US single release: `Mrs. Lennon’/`Midsummer New York’.

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September 29 – Retro History From The 50s to 80s

September 29, 2010

On September 29, 1987 “Thirtysomething,” debuts on ABC-TV

Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1989 Glenn Frey joins Don Henley on-stage (for 1st time since 1981)
1989 Zsa Zsa Gabor convicted of slapping a police officer in Beverly Hills
1988 26th Space Shuttle mission, Discovery 7 launched
1988 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1988 Florence Griffith Joyner of USA sets 200m woman’s record (21.34)
1988 U.N. peacekeeping forces win Nobel Peace prize
1988 Union Station reopens in Washington D.C.
1987 “Didn’t We Almost Have It All,” by Whitney Houston hits #1
1987 “thirtysomething,” debuts on ABC-TV
1987 8th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1987 New York Yankee Don Mattingly hits record 6th grand slam of year
1986 “Airwolf,” TV Adventure; moves to USA
1986 “Designing Women,” TV Comedy, debuts on CBS
1986 Cubs Greg Maddux defeats Phillies Mike Maddux (1st rookie brothers)
1986 Indians Jay Bell is 10th to hit a home run on 1st major league pitch he sees
1986 Mary Lou Retton retires as a gymnast
1986 U.S.S.R. releases U.S. journalist Nicholas Daniloff confined on spy charges
1985 “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” returns to NBC-TV
1985 “Amazing Stories,” by Steven Spielberg, debuts on NBC-TV
1985 “MacGyver,” starring Richard Dean Anderson, debuts on ABC-TV
1985 Deron Cherry, Kansas City vs Seattle, has 4 interceptions!
1985 Houston quarterback Warren Moon sacked NFL tying record 12 times (by Cowboys)
1984 “(What) In Name Of Love” by Naked Eyes peaks at #39
1984 “Cruel Summer” by Bananarama peaks at #9
1984 “Drive” by Cars peaks at #3
1984 “Layin’ It On Line” by Jefferson Starship peaks at #66
1984 “Let’s Go Crazy” by Prince and Revolution peaks at #1
1984 “Pretty Mess” by Vanity peaks at #75
1984 “Torture” by Jacksons peaks at #17
1984 “When You Close Your Eyes” by Night Ranger peaks at #14
1984 “Yes Or No” by Go-Go’s peak at #84
1984 Elizabeth Taylor, undergoing rehabilitation at the Betty Ford Clinic
1983 “A Chorus Line” 3,389 performance to become longest running Bdwy show
1983 1st time Congress invokes War Powers Act
1983 Airport of Beirut reopens
1983 Congress authorized President Reagan to keep 1,600 U.S. Marines in Lebanon
1983 Oakland A’s Mike Warren no-hits Chicago White Sox, 3-0
1982 1st broadcast of “Cheers” on NBC-TV
1982 Cyanide laced Tylenol capsules kills 7 in Chicago
1982 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1980 Malcolm McDowell wed Mary Steenburgen

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 “Ain’t That A Shame” by Cheap Trick peaks at #35
1979 “Bad Case Of Loving You” by Robert Palmer peaks at #14
1979 “Boom Boom (Out Go Lights)” by Pat Travers peaks at #56
1979 “Born To Be Alive” by Patrick Hernandez peaks at #16
1979 “Cruel To Be Kind” by Nick Lowe peaks at #12
1979 “Different Worlds” by Maureen McGovern peaks at #18
1979 “Driver’s Seat” by Sniff ‘n’ the Tears peaks at #15
1979 “Girls Talk” by Dave Edmunds peaks at #65
1979 “Lonesome Loser” by Little River Band peaks at #6
1979 “Message In A Bottle” by Police peaks at #1 in UK
1979 “What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin’” by Stephanie Mills peaks at #22
1979 Astros’ J R Richard strikes out NL season righty record of 313
1979 Gold hits record $400.20 an ounce in Hong Kong
1979 John Huston’s “Wine Blood” premieres at New York Film Festival
1979 Los Angeles Dodger Manny Mota hits record 146th pinch hit
1979 Pope John Paul II becomes 1st pope to visit Ireland
1978 “Flying High,” debuts on CBS
1978 “For Richer, For Poorer,” TV Daytime Soap; last airs on NBC-TV
1977 “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band,” by Meco hits #1
1977 Eva Shain is 1st woman to referee a heavyweight championship
1977 James Brown’s band walks out claiming they were underpaid and overworked
1977 Muhammad Ali beats Earnie Shavers in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1977 Peter Schats circus opera “Houdini,” premieres in Amsterdam
1977 Soviet space station Salyut 6 launched into Earth orbit
1976 “Alice,” debuts on CBS-TV
1976 2nd Chamber recognizes Dutch Liberals/social democratic abortion law
1976 Boy George expelled from school
1976 San Francisco Giant John Montefusco no-hits Atlanta Braves, 9-0
1976 Syria drives Palestinian guerrillas out of Lebanon
1976 Tommy Lasorda replaces Walter Alston as Dodger manager
1976 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.
1976 Jerry Lee Lewis, attempting to shoot soda bottles hits his bass player Norman Owens twice in the chest
1975 “Three For Money,” debuts on NBC-TV
1975 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1975 WGPR-TV Detroit, 1st Black-owned station in U.S., began broadcasting
1974 4th New York City Women’s Marathon won by Katherine Switzer in 3:07:29
1974 5th New York City Marathon won by Norbert Sander in 2:26:30
1974 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic
1973 “Jimmy Loves Mary-Anne” by Looking Glass peaks at #33
1973 “We’re An American Band” by Grand Funk peaks at #1
1973 Baltimore Orioles pull their 5th triple play (5-4-3 vs Detroit)
1973 Insurance industry announces auto racers get into more highway accidents
1973 Soyuz 12 returns to Earth
1972 Japan and People’s Republic of China begin diplomatic relations
1971 “McMillan and Wife,” debuts on NBC-TV
1971 Cyclone and tidal wave off Bay of Bengal kills as many as 10,000
1971 Orbiting Solar Observatory VII launched
1971 Ron Hunt is hit by a pitch for record 50th time in a season
1971 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 “NET Festival,” last aired

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 “Bright Promise,” TV Daytime Soap; debuts on NBC-TV
1969 “Letters To Laugh-In,” debuts on NBC-TV
1969 “Love American Style,” premieres on ABC-TV
1969 “Name Droppers,” debuts on NBC-TV
1969 “Sale Of Century,” debuts on NBC-TV
1969 7th Mayor’s Trophy Game, Mets beat Yankees 7-6
1969 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1969 Jackie DeShannon gets Gold Record for “Put Little Love in Your Heart”
1969 Red Sox Rico Petrocelli hits shortstop record 40th home run of season
1969 Steve O’Neal of New York Jets, kicks longest NFL punt; 98 yards vs Denver
1968 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
1968 Carl Yastrzemski .3005 avg wins his 2nd straight batting crown
1968 Chuck Latourette, sets NFL record 47.7 yd punt return avg (3 punts)
1967 Gladys Knight and Pips releases “I Heard it Through the Grapevine”
1967 International Monetary Fund reforms world monetary system
1967 Mickey Hart joins the Grateful Dead and plays the Straightater
1966 Bechuanaland gains independence from England, becomes Botswana
1966 Sandy Koufax pitches 3rd 300-strikeout season
1965 Ralph Boston of U.S., sets then long jump record at 27′ 4 3/4″
1965 St. L Cards Charlie Johnson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Cleveland (49-13)
1965 WLVT TV channel 39 in Allentown, Pennsylvania (PBS) begins broadcasting
1965 Phillies catcher Pat Corrales sets record by reaching base twice on catcher’s interference in one game and 6 times in one season
1964 Greece and Bulgaria close boundaries
1963 “Judy Garland Show,” debuts on CBS-TV
1963 “My Favorite Martian,” starring Ray Walston, debuts on CBS-TV
1963 2nd session of Ecumenical council, ‘Vatican II,’ opens in Rome
1963 Card’s Stan Musial’s final game, gets his 3,629th and 3,630th hit
1963 Houston Colt .45 John Paciorek goes 3 for 3 in his only game
1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
1963 Pope Paul opens 2nd sitting of 2nd Vatican council
1963 Rolling Stones 1st tour (opening act for Bo Diddley and Everly Bros)
1963 Stan Musial Day in St. Louis
1962 “Alley Cat” by Bent Fabric and His Piano peaks at #7
1962 “Green Onions” by Booker T and MG’s peaks at #3
1962 “My Fair Lady” closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 2,715 performances
1962 “Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Show,” debuts on ABC-TV
1962 “You Can’t Judge A Book By Cover” by Bo Diddley peaks at #48
1962 Algerian government of Ben Bella forms
1962 Indians and Angels set AL record of 40 strikeouts in a doubleheader
1962 John F. Kennedy authorized use of federal troops to integrate University of Mississippi
1962 Launch of Alouette 1, 1st Canadian satellite (on U.S. Delta rocket)
1962 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1961 “Detectives,” TV Crime Drama; moves to NBC-TV
1961 Bob Dylan’s 1st recording session-backup harmonica for Caroline Hester
1961 Mamum Kuzbari becomes premier of Syria
1960 “Johnny Ringo,” TV Western Drama; last airs on CBS-TV
1960 “My Three Sons” starring Fred MacMurray, debuts on ABC-TV
1960 “Outlaws,” TV Western Drama; debuts on NBC-TV
1960 “Tell Laura I Love Her” by Ricky Valance peaks at #1 in UK
1960 “lrma La Douce” opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 527 performances

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 “Many Loves Of Dobie Gillis,” debuts on CBS-TV
1959 “Philip Marlowe,” debuts on ABC-TV
1959 Dodgers win game 2 of playoff, 6-5, and take NL pennant
1959 Little Anthony and the Imperials record “Shimmy Shimmy Koko Bop”
1959 Sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution
1958 “Studio One,” TV Anthology Drama last airs on CBS-TV
1958 “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran peaks at #8
1958 “Texan,” debuts on CBS-TV
1958 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1957 “DuPont Show of the Month,” debuts on CBS-TV
1957 “Paul Winchell Show,” debuts on ABC-TV
1957 300 die as express train hits stalled train (Montgomery W Pakistan)
1957 Buddy Holly and Crickets released 2nd single “Oh Boy!”/”Not Fade Away”
1957 New York Giants play and lose their last game at Polo Grounds (9-1 to Pitts)
1957 Passenger train and oil train crash in Gambar West Pakistan, 300 die
1956 “I Love Mickey” by Mickey Mantle and Teresa Brewer peaks at #87
1956 “Oh! Susanna,” debuts on CBS-TV
1956 New York Yankees Mickey Mantle hits his 52nd home run of season
1955 “Sergeant Preston,” debuts on CBS
1955 Ali Sastroamidjojo’s PNI wins elections in Indonesia
1955 Arthur Millers “View From The Bridge,” premieres in New York City
1954 “Barefoot Contessa” starring Ava Gardner premieres at the Capitol
1954 “Masquerade Party,” TV game Show; moves to ABC
1954 “Star is Born” starring Judy Garland and James Mason premieres
1954 Bennekom soccer team forms in Bennekom
1954 KALB TV channel 5 in Alexandria, LA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
1954 Willie Mays famous over-the-shoulder catch of Vic Wertz’ 460′ drive
1953 “Buick-Berle Show,” debuts on NBC-TV
1953 “Make Room for Daddy,” starring Danny Thomas, premieres on ABC-TV
1953 1st department store to sell insurance is Carson Pirie Scott in Chicago, Illinois
1953 Baltimore Mayor D’Alesandro buys Veeck’s interest in Browns for $2,475,000
1953 Milton Berle Show premieres
1953 U.S. government gives France $385 million for combat in Indo-China
1952 “Lights Out,” last airs on NBC-TV
1952 Stan Musial makes his only major league pitching appearance
1951 1st color telecast of football game on network, Philadelphia (CBS)
1951 Emile Zatopek runs world record 20,000 m and 10 mile
1951 S. B. Nicholson discovers 12th satellite of Jupiter
1950 “Tin Pan Alley TV,” last airs on ABC-TV
1950 Telephone Answering Machine created by Bell Laboratories
1950 New York Yankees clinch 2nd consecutive pennant under Casey Stengel

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September 28 – Today In Rock Music History

September 29, 2010

Happy Birthday George Lynch!

Musicians Born On September 28

1938 Ben E. King (Stand By Me)
1946 Helen Shapiro (Walking Back to Happiness)
1947 Peter-Hope-Evans (Medicine Head)
1955 George Lynch (Dokken)

Deaths On September 28

1991 Miles Davis (jazz musician)

Number 1 In The Charts On September 28

1968 Mary Hopkins: ‘Those Were the Days’ UK 45
1968 Beatles: ‘Hey Jude’ US 45
1968 Rascals: ‘Time Peace: Greatest Hits’ US Lp
1974 Andy Kim: ‘Rock Me Gently’ US 45
1974 Bad Company: ‘Bad Company’ US LP
1985 Kate Bush: ‘Hounds of Love’ UK LP
1991 Marky Mark/Funky Bunch/Loleatta Holloway : Good Vibrations : US single
1991 Guns’N’Roses : Use Your Illusion II : UK LP
1996 Kula Shaker : K : UK LP
1998 B*witched : Rollercoaster : UK single

Various Music Events On September 28

1955 Coasters (still known as Robbins) enter US R&B charts with ‘Smokey Joe’s CafĂ©’

1958 Teddy Bears release ‘To Know Him Is to Love Him’ on Dore Records in US

1968 Manager Albert Grossman announces Janis Joplin is to leave Big Brother and the Holding Company

1970 Joe Cocker’s ‘Mad Dogs and Englishmen’ film soundtrack/live album hits UK LP chart

1974 King Crimson disband after five years together

1974 Mick Ronson joins Mott the Hoople, replacing Ariel Bender

1976 A&M sue George Harrison for missing delivery deadline on his 33-1/3 LP. He is ill with hepatitis

1977 David Bowie records Christmas TV special with Bing Crosby and performs ‘Little Drummer Boy’

1985 A-Ha debut on UK chart with ‘Take on Me’

1991 Garth Brooks becomes the first country artist to debut at No. 1 on ‘Billboard’ LP chart with ‘Ropin’ the Wind’

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September 28 – Today in Beatles History

September 29, 2010

1961 Performance at the Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool.

1962 Lunch time: Performance at the Cavern.

1963 `Please Please Me’ LP number 1, 21st week (UK Record Retailer chart).

1966 `Yellow Submarine’, 8th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart). `Eleanor Rigby’, 8th week in the Top 30 (UK New Musical Express chart).

1967 Studio 2. 4.00-5.30pm. Tape copying: `Magical Mystery Tour’ (of remix mono 7); `Aerial Tour Instrumental’ (working title of `Flying’) (of remix mono 4). Recording: `I Am The Walrus’ (tape reduction of take 25 as overdub onto take 17). Studio 2. 7.00pm-3.00am. Mono mixing: `I Am The Walrus’ (remixes 2-5, from take 17). Editing: `I Am The Walrus’ (of remix mono 2). Recording: `Aerial Tour Instrumental’ (working title of `Flying’) (overdub onto take 8, takes 1-5 of overdub onto take 8). Mono mixing: `Aerial Tour Instrumental’ (working title of `Flying’) (remixes 5, 6, from take 8). Editing: `Aerial Tour Instrumental’ (working title of `Flying’) (of remix mono 6). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Ken Scott; 2nd Engineer: Richard Lush. Copies of `Magical Mystery Tour’ and `Flying’ for the film producer. Recording of effects for `Flying’. The jazz-like part of the song is deleted.

1968 `Hey Jude’ number 1, 1st week, 5th week in the Top 30 (Billboard).

1989 Paul’s concert in Gothenberg (`Get Back Tour’).

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September 28 – Retro History From The 50s to 80s

September 29, 2010

On September 28, 1968 Janis Joplin announces she’s leaving “Big Brother and The Holding Company”

Retro Events For The Decade 1980

1988 Bronx Museum for Arts opens
1988 Javed Miandad scores his 19th Test Cricket century (v Aus, Faisalabad)
1988 Los Angeles Dodger Orel Hershiser sets record for consecutive scoreless inns
1987 “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” debuts on syndicated TV
1987 Gladys Knight and Smokey Robinson on “$10,000 Pyramid”
1986 Record 23,000 start in a marathon (Mexico City)
1986 Tight end Brian Foster of RI catches NCAA record 18 passes for 327 yards
1986 Cleveland Browns’ Gerald McNeil sets the team record for the longest punt return with an 84-yard run (and TD), Browns 24, Detroit 21
1985 “Don’t Lose My Number” by Phil Collins peaks at #4
1985 “Every Step Of The Way” by John Waite peaks at #25
1985 “Freedom” by Wham! peaks at #3
1985 “Janet” by Commodores peaks at #87
1984 1st floodlit ODI outside of Australia (India vs. Australia, New Delhi)
1984 Cleveland Indians down 0-10 to Minnesota Twins, win 11-10
1983 STS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad
1982 1st reports appear of death from cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules
1982 NASA launches Intelsat V
1981 Joseph Paul Franklin, avowed racist, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing 2 black joggers in Salt Lake City
1980 “Charlie and Algernon” closes at Helen Hayes Theater New York City after 17 performances
1980 Carl Sagan’s 13 part “Cosmos” premieres on PBS
1980 Jaromir Wagner is 1st to fly Atlantic standing on wing
1980 Jerilyn Britz wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic

Retro Events For The Decade 1970

1979 Larry Holmes TKOs Earnie Shaver in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1978 Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord
1978 Pieter Botha succeeds Vorster as premier of South Africa
1978 Syrians and Lebanese engage in heavy fighting in Lebanon
1976 A&M sues George Harrison who fails to meet deadline for LP completion
1976 Congress passes Toxic Substances Control Act
1976 Muhammad Ali beats Ken Norton in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1975 5th New York City Women’s Marathon won by Kim Merritt in 2:46:14
1975 6th New York City Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:19:27
1975 Bill authorizes admission of women to military academies
1975 Oakland A’s Vida Blue, Glenn Abbott, Paul Linblad and Rollie Fingers, no-hits California Angels 5-0
1974 “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing” by Aretha Franklin peaks at #47
1974 “I’m A Ramblin’ Man” by Waylon Jennings peaks at #75
1974 “Live It Up Part 1″ by Isley Brothers peaks at #52
1974 “Papa Don’t Take No Mess Part 1″ by James Brown peaks at #31
1974 “Rock Me Gently” by Andy Kim peaks at #1
1974 “Surfin’ USA” by Beach Boys reenters chart and peaks at #36
1974 1st Lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy
1974 California Angel Nolan Ryan 3rd no-hitter beats Minnesota Twin, 4-0
1974 John Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM (New York City)
1974 Mick Ronson joins Mott the Hoople
1973 Palestinian Terrorists hijack Austrian train
1972 David Bowie sells out his 1st show in New York’s Carnegie Hall
1972 Japan and Communist China agree to re-establish diplomatic relations
1971 Cardinal Josef Mindszenty of Hungary took refuge in U.S. Embassy in
1971 New York Times reports growing interest of white youth in black gospel music
1971 Budapest in 1956 to escape treason charges, ends exile and flies to Rome
1970 “Words and Music,” debuts on NBC-TV
1970 Anwar Sadat replaces Egyptian President Nassar
1970 Intrepid (U.S.) beats Gretel II (Australia) in 22nd America’s Cup
1970 Ringo Starr released his “Beaccups of Blues” album

Retro Events For The Decade 1960

1969 Joe Kapp (Minnesota Vikings) passes for 7 touchdowns vs Baltimore Colts (52-14)
1969 Minnesota vs Baltimore, gains 530 yards passing!
1969 SPD wins West German Parliament elections
1968 “Happy Time” closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 286 performances
1968 “Hey Jude” by Beatles peaks at #1
1968 “Noel Coward’s Sweet Potato” opens at Barrymore New York City for 17 performances
1968 Alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hour
1968 Atlanta Chiefs beat San Diego Toros 3-0 for NASL championship
1968 Beatles’ “Hey Jude,” single goes #1 and stays #1 for 9 weeks
1968 Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) completes 37 of record 69 passes
1968 Janis Joplin announces she’s leaving “Big Brother and Holding Co”
1968 Marisa Danisi of West Germany roller skates record 21,995 miles in 1 hour
1967 Walter Washington elected 1st mayor of Washington, D.C.
1965 Jack McKay in X-15 reaches 90 km
1965 Lava flows kill at least 350 (Taal Philippines)
1965 Volcano explodes on Luzon Philippines; 500 killed
1964 53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (3-2)
1964 Suriname governor A Currie resigns
1963 “King Leonardo,” cartoon last airs on NBC-TV
1963 “Little Deuce Coupe” by The Beach Boys peaks at #15
1963 “Martian Hop” by The Ran-Dells peaks at #1
1963 “New Phil Silvers Show,” debuts on CBS-TV
1963 “Nick Teen and Al K Hall” by Rolf Harris peaks at #95
1963 “Sally, Go ‘Round The Roses” by Jaynetts peaks at #2
1963 “Shari Lewis Show,” last airs on NBC-TV
1963 “Surfer Joe” by Surfaris peaks at #62
1963 “Tennessee Tuxedo,” cartoon debuts on CBS-TV
1963 Giuseppe Cantarella roller-skates record 25.78 mph (415 k) for 440 yards
1963 Murray The K, a New York DJ plays “She Loves You” on the radio
1962 “Brighter Day,” last airs on CBS-TV daytime
1962 “I’m Dickens, He’s Fenster,” debuts on ABC-TV
1962 “Jan Murray Show,” last airs on NBC-TV
1962 “Tonight Show,” last airs on NBC-TV
1962 “Verdict Is Yours,” last airs on CBS-TV
1962 Alouette (Canada), 1st Canadian satellite, launched
1961 “Doctor Kildare,” debuts on NBC-TV
1961 “Hazel,” starring Shirley Booth debuts on NBC-TV
1961 “Purlie Victorious,” a farce by Ossie Davis, opens on Broadway
1961 Syria withdraws from United Arab Republic
1961 Ted Williams hits a home run on his last at bat
1961 USN Comdr Forrest S Petersen takes X-15 to 30,720 m
1961 Walt Disney’s movie “Grey Friars Bobby” premieres
1960 “Millionaire,” last airs on CBS-TV
1960 “My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own,” by Connie Francis hits #1
1960 “Queen For A Day,” moves to ABC-TV
1960 “Sunrise at Campobello” premiered at Palace theater
1960 Ted Williams hits his final homer #521

Retro Events For The Decade 1950

1959 “Hennesey,” debuts on CBS-TV
1959 Edward Franklin Albee’s “zoo story,” premieres in Berlin
1959 Explorer VI reveals an intense radiation belt around Earth
1958 France adopts constitution
1958 Guinea votes for independence from France
1958 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958 USAF selects Thor over Jupiter rocket for mass production as ICBM’s
1957 “Dollar A Second,” last airs on NBC-TV
1957 “Gisele MacKenzie Show,” debuts on NBC-TV
1957 “Honeycomb,” by Jimmie Rodgers hits #1
1957 Dutch Queen Juliana opens Velser Tunnels
1956 “Johnny Carson Show,” TV Variety; last airs on CBS-TV
1956 RCA Records reports Elvis Presley sold over 10 million records
1955 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (New York Yankees beat Dodgers)
1955 WITN TV channel 7 in Washington, North Carolina (NBC) begins broadcasting
1953 “Bob and Ray Show,” TV Variety; last air on NBC
1953 “Juvenile Jury,” TV Childrens, last airs on NBC, moved to CBS
1953 “Racket Squad,” TV Crime Drama, last airs on CBS
1953 Dutch government proclaims 5% general pay increase on Jan 1, 1954
1953 KOAT TV channel 7 in Albuquerque, New Mexico (ABC/PBS) begins broadcasting
1951 Allie Reynolds’ 2nd no-hitter of 1951; Yankees clinch pennant #18
1951 Franchot Tone wed Barbara Payton
1951 Norm Van Brocklin of Rams passes for NFL-record 554 yards
1950 Indonesia becomes 60th member of UN

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September 27 – Today In Rock Music History

September 27, 2010

Musicians Born On September 27

1941 Don Nix (I’m Going Down)
1942 Alvin Stardust (Bernard Jewry)
1943 Randy Bachman (Bachman Turner Overdrive)
1947 MeatLoaf (Marvin Lee Aday)
1953 Greg Ham (Men at Work)
1953 Robbie Shakespeare (reggae musician and producer)
1959 Shaun Cassidy (Da Doo Ron Ron)
1970 Mark Calderon (Color Me Badd)

Deaths On September 27

1972 Rory Storm (Rory Storm and the Hurricanes)
1979 Jimmy McCullough (Wings)

Number 1 In The Charts On September 27

1975 John Denver: ‘I’m Sorry’ US 45
1980 Police: ‘Don’t Stand So Close to Me’ UK 45
1980 David Bowie: ‘Scary Monsters’ UK LP
1986 5 Star: ‘Silk and Steel’ UK LP
1986 Lionel Richie: ‘Dancing on the Ceiling’ US LP
1997 Ocean Colour Scene : Marchin Already : UK LP

Various Music Events On September 27

1957 Crickets debut on UK chart with ‘That’ll Be the Day’

1957 Jerry Lee Lewis debuts on UK chart with ‘Whole Lotta Shakin”

1962 Martha and the Vandellas release first single, ‘I’ll Have To Let Him Go’

1963 Parlophone release ‘Love of the Loved’, the first single by Cilla Black

1967 Hollies enter UK chart with ‘King Midas in Reverse’

1971 Black Sabbath go gold with ‘Masters of Reality’ LP

1975 Bob Marley debuts on UK chart with ‘No Woman No Cry’

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