12th SEPTEMBER

1954: The first ‘teen idol’, Frank Sinatra was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Three Coins In The Fountain,’ the singer’s first UK No.1.

1963: The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘She Loves You’, the group’s second No.1.

1964: The Supremes, The Shangri-La’s, Marvin Gaye, Dusty Springfield, The Ronettes, Millie Small, The Temptations, The Miracles and Little Anthony and the Imperials all appeared at The Fox Theatre, Brooklyn.

1966: ABC-TV’s musical variety series, “The Roger Miller Show,” premieres.

1967: Filming continued for The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour.

1970: Creedence Clearwater Revival scored their first UK No.1 album with ‘Cosmo’s Factory’.

1970: Smokey Robinson and The Miracles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘The Tears Of A Clown’, their first UK No.1.

1970: Bob Dylan joined Joan Baez, Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie at the Woody Guthrie Memorial Concert held at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California.

1974: Bob Dylan begins sessions for his album Blood on the Tracks.

1975: Pink Floyd release Wish You Were Here.

1987: The soundtrack album ‘La Bamba’ featuring Los Lobos started a two-week run at No.1 on the US album chart.

1987: Michael Jackson kicked of his Bad World Tour by playing the first of three sold-out nights at Korakuen Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.

1989: Aerosmith released ‘Pump’ their tenth studio album which featured the hit singles: ‘Love In An Elevator’, ‘The Other Side’ and ‘Janie’s Got a Gun’.

1990: Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie from Fleetwood Mac announced they were leaving the band at the end of their current tour.

1995: INXS singer Michael Hutchence pleaded guilty to punching photographer Jim Bennett outside a London hotel.

1998: Vince Gill makes his 100th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.

1999: The Vengaboys went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘We’re Going To Ibiza!’ The song was originally known as ‘Barbados’ a No.1 for Typically Tropical in 1975.

2000: Christina Aguilera released her first Spanish album, Mi Reflejo which contained Spanish versions of songs from her English debut as well as new Spanish tracks.

2003: Chen Qianqian is named Best New Artist and and electronic band New Pants takes the Best New Band prize at the CCTV-MTV Music Awards at Beijing’s Worker’s Gymnasium.

2004: Former Westlife member Brian McFadden scored his first and only solo UK No.1 single with ‘Real To Me.’

2004: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eddie Vedder, Henry Rollins and L.A. punk legends X play at a benefit tribute to the Ramones in Hollywood’s Avalon club.

2007: The surviving members of Led Zeppelin announced they would reform for a star-studded tribute concert in London.

2009: Colbie Caillat was at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Breakthrough’, the American singer, songwriter’s second album.

2010: Lady Gaga the Big Winner at MTV Music Awards Lady Gaga cleaned up at the 2010 Video Music Awards, taking home a total of 8 awards.

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