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1962 - Donning their trademark Beno Dorn suits for the first time, The Beatles also cut their first-ever songs for the BBC in Manchester. The Fab Four, performed “Teenager’s Turn (Here We Go),” “Hello Little Girl,” “Memphis, Tennessee,” “Dream Baby” and “Please Mr. Postman.”
1964 - The Dave Clark Five made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan show.
1973 - John Hammond, a Columbia A&R employee, suffered a heart attack at a showcase concert given by Bruce Springsteen, whom he had recently signed. Hammond survived the ordeal and went on to sign Stevie Ray Vaughn.
1976 - Elton John’s wax figure went on display at Madame Tussaud’s Museum in London.
1994 - The US Supreme Court made “Weird” Al Yankovic’s day when they ruled that parody songs were to be considered “fair use” and needed no permission from the copyright holder.
2003 - Red Hot Chili Pepper frontman Anthony Kiedis inked a deal with Hyperion Books to pen his memoirs. Scar Tissue revealed the singer’s wild exploits leading up to the formation of his band.
1943 Chris White of The Zombies
1946 Matthew Fisher of Procol Harum
1946 Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band
1967 Randy Guss of Toad The Wet Sprocket
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