Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Today's

events - September 21

Year Artist
1955
1955 : The Platters' "Only You" enters the charts....
1957
1957 : Elvis Presley's longtime guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black leave the King's band, dissati...
1959
1959 : Santo and Johnny's Sleep Walk hits #1....
1961
1961 : No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: Take Good Care of My Baby by Bobby Vee....
1961
1961, The Beatles played a lunchtime show at The Cavern Club in Liverpool. In the evening they appeared at...
1962
1962 : A year and a half before The Beatles break in America, The Springfields' Silver Threads and Golden Ne...
1963
1963 : Bobby Vinton's Blue Velvet hits #1....
1963
1963, Bobby Vinton started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Blue Velvet'. The single bec...
1963
1963 - Bobby Vinton started a three-week run at No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Blue Velvet."...
1965
1965 : The Moody Blues take part in the "Pop From Britain" concert at Royal Albert Hall in London, making t...
1966
1966 : Jimmy Hendrix changes his name to Jimi at the urging of his manager Chas Chandler....
1968
1968, Madame Tussaud's Waxworks in London gave The Beatles their fifth image change of clothes and hair in f...
1968
1968 : Jeannie C. Riley's Harper Valley P.T.A. hits #1....
1968
1968, Jeannie C Riley went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Harper Valley PTA'. Jeannie won a Grammy for ...
1968
1968, Deep Purple made No.4 on the US singles chart with their debut single 'Hush', also a hit for Kula Shak...
1968
1968 - Jeannie C. Riley went to No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Harper Valley PTA." On March 12, 1969, J...
1968
1968 : Jimi Hendrix releases All Along The Watchtower...
1968
1968 : Janis Joplin announces her upcoming departure from her band Big Brother & the Holding Company, whic...
1968
In 1968, with her career-defining hit song, 23-year-old Jeannie C. Riley accomplished a crossover feat that no...
1970
1970, Freda Payne was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Band Of Gold', the singers only UK No.1 which spen...
1971
1971 : Paul McCartney's "Another Day" and "Uncle Albert - Admiral Halsey" are certified gold....
1971
1971, The first edition of the new BBC TV music show 'The Old Grey Whistle Test' was aired. Presented by Richa...
1971
1971 : The musical variety show The Old Grey Whistle Test premieres on BBC-TV, featuring America as well ...
1972
1972 : No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me by Mac Davis....
1972
Liam Gallagher is 43 today. Born William John Paul Gallagher in Burnage, a suburb of Manchester in North West...
1974
1974 : Barry White's "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" hits #1...
1974
1974 : Bachman-Turner Overdrive release You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet...
1974
1974, Barry White went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Baby', the singers ...
1974
1974, Carl Douglas was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Kung Fu Fighting.' The song was recorded in 10 mi...
1974
1974 - Barry White went to No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe," his fir...
1976
1976 : The Bee Gees' LP Children Of The World is certified gold....
1978
1978 : Do you remember the 21st night of September? The first line of Earth, Wind & Fire's song wasn't writt...
1979
1979 : During a break in their only North American tour, members of ABBA bring their kids to Disneyland....
1979
1979 : Kurt Waldheim, the UN Secretary General who was later found to have ties to Nazi-era Germany, makes an...
1980
1980 : Elton John leaves longtime label MCA and signs with David Geffen's new label for a six-year contract...
1980
1980, During a North American tour, Bob Marley collapsed while jogging in New York's Central Park. After hos...
1980
1980 - During a North American tour, Bob Marley collapsed while jogging in New York's Central Park. After hosp...
1980
1980 : Bob Marley, who had refused treatment for a spreading melanoma due to his religious beliefs, collapse...
1981
1981, Adam And The Ants were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their second No.1 'Prince Charming'....
1983
1983 : No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: Tell Her About It by Billy Joel....
1985
1985, With the help Of heavy MTV exposure 'Money For Nothing' gave Dire Straits their first US No.1 single....
1985
1985, Madonna scored her first UK No.1 album with 'Like A Virgin', ten months after its release. The album spe...
1985
1985 - With the help of heavy MTV exposure, Dire Straits' "Money For Nothing" hit No. 1 in the U.S. singles ch...
1985
In 1985, "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits grabbed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts (the song was insp...
1986
1986 : The US Department of Health and Human Services honors Dionne Warwick for "exceptional service as a l...
1986
1986 - National Enquirer featured a picture of Michael Jackson in an oxygen chamber with a story claiming th...
1986
1986, The National Inquirer Magazine featured a picture of Michael Jackson in an oxygen chamber with a story...
1987
1987, American jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius died from injuries sustained in a fight. Pastorius was trying to en...
1991
1991 : Status Quo set a world record when they play four separate British arenas in one 11-hour period....
1991
1991, Status Quo put themselves in the Guinness Book Of Records by appearing four venues in one day, Sheffield...
1992
1992, Parlophone Records released 'Creep' by Radiohead. as their debut single. The single didn't chart but f...
1993
1993 : All Apologies, backed with Rape Me, is released. It's the last Nirvana single released while Kurt ...
1993
1993 : Nirvana release In Utero...
1993
1993 : Bad Religion release their seventh full-length studio album Recipe for Hate. This album was origina...
1996
1996, The Fugees scored their second UK No.1 single with 'Ready Or Not'. The chorus in the song is based on 'R...
1996
1996 : The audience at the Grand Ole Opry witness a historic moment when 23-year-old Hank Williams III, son o...
1997
1997 : The life and career of Jimmie Rodgers is celebrated with a concert capping the "Waiting for a Train: J...
1998
1998 : Madonna enrolls her daughter, Lourdes Ciccone, at the prestigious Cheltenham Ladies College in Engla...
1999
1999 : Trent Reznor's Nine Inch Nails earns the first No. 1 in its career, as The Fragiledebuts at the top o...
1999
1999 : While being searched at London's Heathrow Airport, Diana Ross allegedly assaults the security guard ...
1999
1999 : An HBO live music show called Reverb makes its debuts with performances fromAlanis Morissette and ...
2000
2000 : Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video Awards, Canada's an...
2000
2000 : Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, and Tony Banks reform as Genesis for a one-off performance at the Lon...
2001
2001 : The benefit concert America: A Tribute To Heroes, airs on most major TV networks, raising over $128 m...
2002
2002, Pink went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Just Like A Pill', the American singers first UK No.1....
2004
2004 : Chris Tomlin releases his breakthrough album, Arriving. It will go on to peak at #3 on Billboard's ...
2004
2004 : Cat Stevens, known as Yusuf Islam since the late Seventies, is stopped from entering the US after his n...
2004
2004 : Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens), is denied entry into the United States when he shows up on a terror...
2004
2004 : Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens), is denied entry into the United States when he shows up on a terr...
2007
2007 - Snoop Dogg was sentenced to three years probation and 160 hours of community service after pleading gui...
2007
2007, Snoop Dogg was sentenced to three years probation and 160 hours of community service after pleading guil...
2009
2009 - Leonard Cohen collapsed on stage during a concert in Valencia in Spain and was taken to hospital. He wa...
2011
2011 : R.E.M. announce that they're calling it quits after more than 30 years. In a post on their website, ...
2011
2011, A contract revealing that The Beatles refused to perform in front of a segregated audience at the Cow ...