This Day in Music
2002 - U.S. R&B star Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash the previous August, achieves her first U.K. No. 1 single with the song "More Than A Woman." She becomes the first female artist to m2002 - U.S. R&B star Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash the previous August, achieves her first U.K. No. 1 single with the song "More Than A Woman." She becomes the first female artist to make her initial appearance atop the chart posthumously.
2000 - Brazilian police arrest Gloria Trevi, the Mexican pop star who had been on the run from authorities since mid-1999. Trevi, whose real name is Gloria de los Angeles Trevino, and her manager, Sergio Andrade, face charges of corrupting minors in Mexico.
2000 - Motown star Brian McKnight, in London for a live show at the Jazz Cafe, announces an upcoming eyebrow-raising collaboration with LeAnn Rimes.
2000 - A Manhattan grand jury indicts Sean "Puffy" Combs on charges of criminal possession of a weapon in the second and third degree, for having two loaded 9-millimeter handguns in his possession. The charges stem from a Dec. 27, 1999, incident in which weapons were found in the rap mogul's vehicle, following a shooting at a New York nightclub in which three were injured.
1973 - Eric Clapton's comeback concert at the Rainbow Theatre, London.
1967 - The Rolling Stones appear on TV's "Ed Sullivan Show" and are forced to change the lyrics of "Let's Spend the Night Together" to "Let's Spend Some Time Together" during the performance.
1959 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," The Platters.
1957 - Elvis Presley records "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at a Hollywood studio.
1947 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "The Old Lamp-Lighter," Swing & Sway with Sammy Kaye.