This Day in Music

1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias Hoffmann to a jail term of five years and eight months. Hoffmann, 47, organizer of the 3 Tenors' concerts, had

1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias Hoffmann to a jail term of five years and eight months. Hoffmann, 47, organizer of the 3 Tenors' concerts, had been found guilty of 59 counts of fraud and tax evasion involving some $13.5 million.

1997 - A Munich court sentences concert promoter Marcel Avram to 3 1/2 years in jail on 12 counts of tax evasion from 1989 to 1992, involving a total of $3 million.

1995 - Lawrence Berk, founder of the Berklee College of Music, dies of natural causes at age 87 in Boston.

1984 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Like a Virgin,"" Madonna. Billboard ranks the song as the top single of 1984.

1976 - Isaac Hayes files for bankruptcy.

1965 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Over and Over,"" Dave Clark Five. The song is the group's only No. 1 hit.

1957 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""April Love,"" Pat Boone.

1949 - Twin brothers Maurice and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees are born in Isle of Man, U.K.
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