Today would’ve been Michael Jackson’s 59th birthday…..
We begin Today in Music History on this day in 1964, when Roy Orbison released “Oh, Pretty Woman.”
Three people were arrested in Memphis, on this day in 1977, after trying to steal Elvis Presley’s body.
Let’s jump to 1978, when the Eagles ended their 2½-year Hotel California tour, with a concert at the Miami Baseball Stadium.
On this day in 1987, Los Lobos started a three week run at No.1 with “La Bamba.”
On this day in 1992, U2 became only the second music act ever to play at Yankee Stadium in New York City. Billy Joel was the first.
HBO premieres Cher: Live In Concert From Las Vegas on this day in 1999. The show was recorded at the MGM Grand.
One of my fave songs ever took home a moon man on this day in 2004. The group Jet won the award for Best Rock Video for “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” at the MTV Video Music Awards.
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