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En 1956… Elvis Presley‘s album, simply titled Elvis, became the first rock record to top the albums chart.
En 1968…Buffalo Springfield performed their last gig together in Long Beach, California.
En 1969…Richard Nixon awarded Stevie Wonder a Distinguished Service Award from the President’s Committee on Employment of the Handicapped.
En 1969…Creedence Clearwater Revival released their hit “Bad Moon Rising.”
En 1973…At Tampa Stadium in Florida, Led Zeppelin played to 56,800 fans. The band grossed 309-thousand dollars. At the time, the show set a record for the largest paying crowd at an American rock concert.
En 1986…Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun announced that Cleveland, Ohio would be the site of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
En 1988…Michael Jackson’s Pepsi ad appeared on Soviet TV.
En 1992…House of Pain released the single “Jump Around.”
En 1995…Drummer Steven Adler, formerly of Guns N’ Roses, was arraigned on a felony count of heroin possession.
En 1997…Bruce Springsteen was awarded Sweden’s Polar Music Prize, which is considered the musical equivalent of the Nobel Prize.
En 2000…Rod Stewart had a benign growth on his thyroid removed.
En 2005…Michael Jackson’s legal team opened up the case for the defense in his child molestation trial, with choreographer Wade Robson and another witness denying they took showers with the King of Pop.
En 2005…The prosecution in theMichael Jackson child molestation child wrapped up its case, after presenting 80 witnesses. The defense made a motion for acquittal.