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10 FEBRUARY


2017.- Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2013.- Janis Ian wins the Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for her autobiography Society’s Child, beating out Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Rachel Maddow and Ellen DeGeneres. Ian quips: “I keep thinking there’s got to be a punchline here: an ex-president, the First Lady and three lesbians walk into a bar…”
2008 Justin Timberlake’s “What Goes Around… Comes Around” wins the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. He also takes Best Dance Recording for “LoveStoned/I Think She Knows.”
2008Amy Winehouse is the big winner at the Grammy Awards, taking five trophies, including Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year (both for “Rehab”).
2008 Famous spaghetti western composer Ennio Morricone and Bruce Springsteen win the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental. Springsteen covered Morricone’s classic “Once Upon a Time in the West.”
2008Ne-Yo’s sophomore album, Because Of You, wins the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album. It’s the singer-songwriter’s first Grammy win.
2008Daft Punk make their first televised live appearance at the 50th Grammy Awards, joining Kanye West in a performance of “Stronger” at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
2006 James “Jay Dilla” Yancey dies of a heart attack at age 32, just three days after the release of his final album, Donuts.

2004Kanye West, known for producing tracks on Jay-Z’s 2001 album The Blueprint, releases his debut album, The College Dropout.
2004Eminem is among the guests heard on the second season premiere episode of Comedy Central’s Crank Yankers. The rapper gives voice to “Bobby’s Brother” opposite comedian Jim Florentine’s “Bobby” in a prank phone call to a restaurant.
2001Jennifer Lopez’ album J.Lo goes to #1 in America. Her movie The Wedding Planner is #1 at the box office, making her the first person with a #1 movie and album at the same time.
1993Michael Jackson appears on Oprah’s prime time special, where he talks about having a skin condition called Vitiligo, and claims he’s had just 2 plastic surgery operations.
1990Paula Abdul’s “Opposites Attract,” a duet with MC Skat Cat (Minnesota DJ Derrick “Delite” Stevens), goes to #1 in America, where it stays for three weeks.
1979 Dire Straits release “Sultans Of Swing.”
1979 Rod Stewart’s “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy,” a disco diversion for the British superstar, hits #1 in the US.

1979.- Rod Stewart’s album Blondes Have More Fun hits #1.
1978Van Halen release their self-titled debut album.
1976Elvis Presley is made an honorary Captain in the Memphis Police Department.
1975 Dave Alexander (bassist for The Stooges) dies of pulmonary edema at age 27 after being admitted to an Ann Arbor hospital for alcohol-related pancreatitis.
1974Phil Spector is seriously burned in a mysterious car crash while en route from Los Angeles to Phoenix, Arizona, leading to extensive plastic surgery that furthers his reclusiveness.
1972T. Rex depart for their first American tour as headliners, riding the success of their hit single “Bang A Gong (Get It On).”
1972 At the Toby Jug pub in London, David Bowie plays his first gig as Ziggy Stardust.
1968The Beatles turn over operations of their fan club and American business affairs to their Apple Corps company in London.
1968 Paul Mauriat’s orchestral version of “Love Is Blue” hits #1 in America. An international hit recorded in several languages, the song finished fourth in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1967 with a version performed by Vicky Leandros.
1968 Sly and the Family Stone’s “Dance To The Music” enters the pop charts.
1967 After seven years at Columbia, Aretha Franklin releases her first single on Atlantic Records, “I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You).” It becomes her first big hit, clearing a path to the throne of the Queen of Soul.
1967 The Beatles record “A Day In The Life.”
1966The Beach Boys go to the San Diego Zoo, where they shoot the cover for Pet Sounds in the petting zoo area. In an item headlined “Animal Crackers,” the San Diego Union reports that the group was banned from the zoo for unruly behavior.
1964 Beatlemania is in full swing following The Beatles’ Ed Sullivan Show appearance the night before, with the group giving another press conference and many young men suddenly sporting Beatles haircuts.
1959 Country singer Lionel Cartwright is born in Gallipolis, Ohio, but is raised in Glen Dale, West Virginia.

1958.- ABC’s Mickey Mouse Club begins its “Annette” serial, solidifying the rising popularity of its young star, Annette Funicello.
1958Elvis Presley’s “Don’t” hits #1 for the first of five weeks.
1958Elvis Presley’s “Don’t” hits #1 for the first of five weeks.
1956 Little Richard records “Long Tall Sally.”
1954The Glenn Miller Story, a biopic about the bandleader starring Jimmy Stewart, opens in theaters.
1949 Nigel Olsson, a drummer known for his work with Elton John, is born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England.
1943 Ral Donner, known for the 1961 hit “You Don’t Know What You’ve Got (Until You Lose It),” is born in Norwood Park, Chicago.
1942 Ted Fio Rito and His Orchestra record “Rio Rita.”
1942 RCA Victor presents Glenn Miller with a gold record for “Chattanooga Choo Choo.” It’s purely a promotional gimmick (the label is celebrating sales of over one million), but still the first time that a gold record is awarded. Other labels follow suit in handing out framed golden discs to their artists in celebration of the one million milestone, and in 1958 the RIAA makes it official, awarding gold records to singles and albums that earn over $1 million.
1940 Jimmy Merchant (of Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers) is born in New York City.
1939Roberta Flack is born in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
1933 Don Wilson (rhythm guitarist for The Ventures) is born in Tacoma, Washington.
1929 Film score composer Jerry Goldsmith (Chinatown, Hoosiers) is born in Los Angeles, California.
1927 “Shepherd Of The Hills” becomes the first song to be performed on two Continents immediately after being written. The song was read down the phone at 5pm London time, and performed at the Alhambra at 8:40pm by Jack Hylton and his band. It was performed later that same night in New York.
1914 Renowned harmonica player Larry Adler is born in Baltimore, Maryland.

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