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posted July 07, 2008 04:07 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for AuthorAuthor   Click Here to Email AuthorAuthor     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I did one for Theater and Literature... may as well do one for Music.

On this date, July 7...

1956 - Douglas Moore/John Latouche' opera "Ballad of Baby Doe," premieres
1967 - Beatles' "All You Need is Love" is released
1968 - Rock group "Yardbirds" disband

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posted July 07, 2008 04:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for EmilySachs   Click Here to Email EmilySachs     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The Yardbirds should have disbanded before they formed.

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July 8...

1988 - Rockers Jonathan "Chico" and Robert DeBarge indicted on drug trafficking

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July 9...

1955 - "Rock Around Clock" hits #1 on Top 100 chart
1955 - Bill Haley and Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" tops billboards chart
1956 - Dick Clark's 1st appearance as host of American Bandstand
1971 - Henry Kissinger visits China PR
1972 - 1st tour of Paul McCartney and Wings (France)
1992 - Kim Basinger gets 1,959th star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

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July 15th...

1795 - "Marseillaise" becomes French national anthem
1926 - VPRO (Free thinking Protestant Radio Broadcast) forms
1940 - 1st betatron placed in operation, Urbana, Il
1963 - Paul McCartney is fined œ17 for speeding
1984 - John Lennon releases "I'm Stepping Out"

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July 18th...

1944 - 7:45 Operation-Goodwood: British assault east of Caen
1974 - World's tallest structure, 646-m Polish radio mast, completed
1980 - Billy Joel's Glass Houses album tops charts
1992 - Singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown marry
1994 - Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan, 22, weds Don Burton, 32

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1933 - 1st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington
1939 - 5th and last Dutch govt of Colijn, forms
1964 - Beatles' "Hard Day's Night, A," album goes #1 and stays #1 for 14 weeks
1966 - Brian Jones final perfomance as a Rolling Stone
1973 - George Harrison pays œ1,000,000 tax on his Bangladesh concert and album
1978 - John Lydon forms rock group Public Ltd Image
1990 - Roseanne Barr sings National Anthem at San Diego Padre game
1991 - Howard Stern adds a 4th radio market (KLSX FM-97.1 Los Angeles)
1997 - Howard Stern is fired from radio station, KEGL Dallas
1997 - Rocker Rick Danko gets suspended sentence in Japan for drug smuggling

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1882 - Opera "Parsifal" is produced
1931 - Congress makes "Star-Spangled Banner" our 2nd national anthem
1939 - 5th Dutch govt of Colijn falls
1940 - Radio Orange, London begins
1967 - Pirate Radio Station 390 (Radio Invicta) (England) closes down
1989 - NASA's Lewis Research Center, Cleve, announce new high-temperature superconductors able to operate at 33 to 37 Gigahertz

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July 30...

1792 - 500 Marseillaisian men sing France's national anthem for 1st time

1930 - 1st broadcast of "Death Valley Days" on NBC-radio

1954 - Elvis Presley joins Memphis Federation of Musicians, Local 71

1966 - Beatles' "Yesterday... and Today," album goes #1 and stays #1 for 5 weeks

1968 - Beatles' Apple Boutique closes, entire inventory is given away

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August 1...

1925 - Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk and Netherland East-Indies

1964 - Beatles' "Hard Day's Night, A," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks

1994 - The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour

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1940 - Rosemarie "Timi" Yuro, US singer (Hurt)

1943 - David Carr, rock keyboardist (Fortunes Leyton, London

1946 - Maureen Cox Starkey, 1st wife of Beatle Ringo Starr

1947 - Paul Leyton, rocker (Seekers)

1960 - Robbin Crosby, heavy metal rock guitarist/vocals (Ratt-Round and Round)

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August 5...

1921 - 1st radio baseball broadcast Pirates-8, Phillies-0 (KDKA, Pitts)

1953 - Operation "Big Switch" Korean War prisoner exchanged at Panmunjom

1957 - WJZ-TV in Baltimore MD begins radio transmissions

1962 - 1st quasar located by radio

1964 - Beatles record "Leave My Kitten Alone"

1966 - Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" and "Eleanor Rigby" in UK

1966 - Beatles release "Revolver" album in US

1966 - Beatles' "Revolver" album is released

1966 - Beatle John Lennon says Beatles are more popular than Jesus

1967 - Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) and Radio London close down

1974 - Joan Jett forms her rock group Runaways

1994 - Rocker Billy Idol admitted to the hospital after drug overdose

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Lots of deaths today of composers I've never heard of...

1775 - Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer, dies at 72

1784 - Karl Kohaut, composer, dies at 57

1799 - Joseph Friebert, composer, dies at 74

1816 - Karl Frieberth, composer, dies at 80

1820 - Antonin Vranicky, composer, dies at 59

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1960 - "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini" hits #1

1963 - Kingsmen release "Louie, Louie," radio stations label it obscene

1964 - Dutch Opera forms in Amsterdam

1964 - Rolling Stones 1st Dutch concert

1966 - Beatles' release "Revolver"

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1957 - Paul Hindemith' opera "Harmonie der Welt," premieres in Munich

1964 - Beatles' "A Hard Days Night" opens in NYC

1966 - Last Beatle concert tour of US begins

1968 - Beatles launch "Apple Records" label

1976 - Keith Moon, drummer for Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami

1984 - During a radio voice test Pres Reagan joked he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes"

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