This Day in Music
2006 - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring2006 - Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland, Fall Out Boy, Rihanna, Hedley, Nick Lachey, Simple Plan, City And Colour, Metric and Yellowcard.
2002 - Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in the midst of the Vans Warped Tour. Wick suffers whiplash and bruising in addition to a tear in her cornea as a result of contact lens complications when the car's airbag inflates.
1998 - Teen Idol, David Cassidy sells a two-CD set exclusively on cable TV shopping network QVC at 2 p.m. ET. The set, on Slamajama Records, includes his latest album, "Old Trick, New Dog," and "David Cassidy's Partridge Family Favorites," priced at $18 for both CDs.
1998 - The Walt Disney Co. becomes an even bigger player on the Internet with the purchase of a 43% stake in Web search engine company Infoseek Corp. Disney Plans to launch an Internet portal - a Web site that contains entertainment, news and search capabilities in one location.
1998 - Heart featuring Ann Wilson embarks on a U.S. in Chicago. Other tour stops include Detroit and Los Angeles.
1997 - Country Music Association entertainers of the year Brooks & Dunn play a special show for their fan club at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. In keeping with tradition, both Brooks and Dunn stick around to meet and sign autographs for all 2,000-plus who turn out for the annual gathering. The pair starts signing at 9 p.m. and wraps things up a 5 a.m. the following morning.
1996 - Beck's fourth full-length album, "Odelay," is released.
1976 - Abba stages a command performance for the king of Sweden.
1967 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its debut performance at the Monterey (Calif.) Pop Festival. The Hendrix album ``Electric Ladyland,'' released in 1968, tops Billboard's pop album chart for two weeks.
1965 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``I Can't Help Myself,'' Four Tops.
1942 - Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, England. The Beatles have 20 No. 1 songs, more than any other recording act, and McCartney by himself or in duets has another nine. His biggest post-Beatles hits are ``Ebony and Ivory,'' a duet with Stevie Wonder that stays at No. 1 for seven weeks, and ``Say Say Say,'' a duet with Michael Jackson that tops the pop chart for six weeks.