This Day in Music
2000 - Eclectic New York quartet Soul Coughing disbands after eight years and three genre-bending albums together.2000 - Eclectic New York quartet Soul Coughing disbands after eight years and three genre-bending albums together.
1994 - Bruce Springsteen wins a Best Original Song Oscar for "Streets of Philadelphia" from the movie "Philadelphia." The song is the first Springsteen has ever written directly for a film.
1984 - No. 1 Billboard hit: "Jump," by Van Halen. Eddie Van Halen writes the music for "Jump" two years before band member David Lee Roth agrees to write the lyrics and record it.
1982 - Donny Osmond stars in the title role on Broadway of "Little Johnny Jones."
1975 - No. 1 Billboard hit: "My Eyes Adored You," by Frankie Valli. The song helps revive the careers of both Valli and his former group, the Four Seasons. The group has its fifth No. 1 single - "December 1963 (Oh What a Night)" - exactly one year after "My Eyes Adored You."
1955 - No. 1 Billboard hit: "The Ballad of Davy Crockett," Bill Hayes.
1952 - The Moondog Coronation Ball, the first rock `n' roll stage show, is held at the Cleveland Arena. Acts include the Dominoes, Tiny Grimes and Paul Williams.