This Day in Music
2006 - In a poll, the British public overwhelmingly selects the Beatles' legendary 1967 album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" as the favorite No. 1 album of all time.2006 - In a poll, the British public overwhelmingly selects the Beatles' legendary 1967 album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" as the favorite No. 1 album of all time.
2005 - Green Day continues its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards at Miami's American Airlines Arena. The group's video for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" wins six awards, including video of the year, best group video, best rock video and two trophies for direction and cinematography (for director Samuel Bayer). Another clip, "American Idiot," wins the viewer's choice award.
1998 - Rapper Noreaga is labeled a fugitive by police who seek the missing artist in connection with an assault at a post-concert melee. The rapper arrives four hours late for a concert, and is booed off stage after one song. Angry fans follow Noreaga to the parking lot, where one person reportedly throws a bicycle at the rapper's car. Noreaga and his bodyguard then allegedly beat up a 16-year-old, who is later treated for injuries and released.
1997 - The first Genesis album in six years is premiered live on a radio special and simultaneous webcast at www.atlantic-records.com. The band plays songs from its new set "Calling All Stations," its first album with singer Ray Wilson.
1997 - Dani Grace Jackson is born at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. The baby girl - weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 21 inches long - is the third daughter for father Alan Jackson and his wife Denise. Dani joins siblings Mattie Denise, 7, and Alexandra Jane, 4.
1995 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "You Are Not Alone," Michael Jackson.
1986 - Tina Turner is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1966 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``Sunshine Superman,'' Donovan. Release of the song is held up for seven months because of legal problems.
1955 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``The Yellow Rose of Texas,'' Mitch Miller.
1943 - Singer/actor David Soul (``Don't Give Up on Us'') is born in Chicago.