Today In Music History: 12/21/16

One of the greatest songs of all time was released on this day in 1964. The Temptations gave us “My Girl.”

It was on this day in 1967 that “The Graduate,” starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, had its premiere in New York City. We all remember this song.

Crosby, Stills & Nash  performed together in public for the first time on this day in 1968.

Let’s roll to 1969 when Diana Ross gave her last performance as a member of the Supremes on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” The trio sang “Someday We’ll Be Together.”

It was a momentous occasion on this day in 1985 for Bruce Springsteen. His album, “Born in the USA” passed Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” to become the second-longest lasting album in the Billboard Top 10. It remained there for 79 weeks.

It’s double Elton to finish off Today in Music History. It was 2005, Elton John became one of the first Brits to take advantage of his country’s new Civil Partnership Act. The 58-year-old musician and his longtime friend, 43-year-old filmmaker David Furnish, tied the knot in a civil ceremony at the Guild Hall in Windsor. 9 years later, to the day, they were married and their two sons were ring bearers.

(Photo by Adrian Dennis - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

(Photo by Adrian Dennis – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

 

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