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This Day in Music
1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk when he surrendered earlier in the year to serve time for drunken driving. An upset judge in For1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk when he surrendered earlier in the year to serve time for drunken driving. An upset judge in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., releases Brown on $2,500 bail, but says he is losing patience.
1998 - Spice Girls fans receive an early present when Virgin Records posts the video to the group's newest single, ""Goodbye,"" on the Internet at www.virginrecords.com/spicevideo. Visitors are able to see the clip in its entirety, as well as access backstage interviews and snippets from the Girls' ""Live At Wembley"" longform video.
1998 - Superstar Tejano group La Mafia announces its retirement after a 20-year career and two Grammys. The Houston sextet, signed to Sony Discos, also announces plans for a farewell album and a yearlong tour in 1999.
1997 - Janet Jackson wins an injunction against Eric Leon Christian, who she claims had been harassing her.
1997 - The newest album by Pearl Jam, ""Yield"" is prematurely leaked in full by a broadcast from Syracuse, N.Y. radio station WKRL.
1995 - Madonna takes home the award for most fashionable artist at music channel VH1's inaugural Fashion & Music Awards. She also grabs VH1's Viewers' Choice award for displaying ""consistently outstanding"" style.
1986 - A lawsuit is filed against the group Judas Priest and CBS Records, alleging two fans shot themselves after listening to the band's music for six hours.
1979 - Eleven audience members are trampled to death at a concert headlined by the Who at Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati. It is drummer Kenney Jones' first tour with the Who. Drummer Keith Moon died three months before.
1977 - ""Mull of Kintyre"" by Wings, led by Paul McCartney, becomes McCartney's first post-Beatles No. 1 single in Britain. The bagpipe-accompanied song becomes Britain's best selling single, eclipsing The Beatles' ""I Want to Hold Your Hand.""
1971 - Montreux Casino in Switzerland burns down during a Frank Zappa gig. Ian Gillan, vocalist of Deep Purple, who was recording in close proximity, is inspired to write the classic ""Smoke On The Water"" about the incident.
1966 - Ray Charles is convicted of possessing heroin and marijuana, given a five-year suspended sentence and fined $10,000.
1956 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Singing the Blues,"" Guy Mitchell. It stays at No. 1 for 10 weeks. The song is a pop version of country singer Marty Robbins' song.
1948 - Ozzy Osbourne is born in Birmingham, England. His biggest pop hit is ""Close My Eyes Forever,"" a million-selling No. 8 duet with Lita Ford.
1940 - John Cale of Velvet Underground is born in Garnat, Wales.