This Day in Music
2006 - Pianist Bill Miller, Frank Sinatra's pianist for nearly 50 years, dies in Montreal at the age of 91.2006 - Pianist Bill Miller, Frank Sinatra's pianist for nearly 50 years, dies in Montreal at the age of 91.
2005 - Dave Matthews Band's "Dreamgirl" video premieres on VH1. The band snags one of Hollywood's top actresses for the latest video from its RCA album, "Stand Up." Appearing in her first film role since the birth of her twins last year, Julia Roberts stars in the Dave Meyers-directed clip.
2005 - Kelly Clarkson's concert in Orlando, Fla., is cybercast live via AOLmusic.com. The show is also be available on demand after the conclusion of the performance.
2005 - Terrorist bombings in London forced the cancellation or postponement of a number of concerts in the city. Cancelled events include Sum 41's show at Astoria, the Prodigy at London Carling Brixton, Nate James at Shepherd's Bush Empire and El Presidente at the Underbelly.
2002 - Travis drummer Neil Primrose suffers a head injury while swimming in a pool in Belfort, France, necessitating the cancellation of several European concerts.
2000 - British vocalist Paul Young, who sand with Mike And The Mechanics and Sad Caf, dies of a heart attack in Chesire, U.K. He is 53.
1998 - Marc Hunter, lead singer with Dragon, dies after a nine-month battle with throat cancer. He is 44. New Zealand-born Hunter is one of Australia's most flamboyant performers, known as much for his off-stage antics as for his Dragon chart-toppers, such as "April Sun In Cuba," "Get That Jive," and "Rain."
1996 - Musician and manager Chas (Bryan) Chandler dies at the age of 57.
1974 - The Moody Blues open the first quadraphonic studio in London.
1968 - The full-length animated film "Yellow Submarine," with songs by the Beatles, premieres in London.
1959 - Jazz singer Billie Holiday dies. She posthumously receives a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987 and three of her recordings receive Grammy Hall of Fame Awards: "Strange Fruit" (1939), "God Bless the Child" (1941) and "Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)" (1945). The 1972 film "Lady Sings the Blues" is based on her life.
1958 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Hard Headed Woman," Elvis Presley. The song is taken from the Presley film "King Creole."
1932 - Composer Niccolo Castiglioni is born.