This Day In Music History
1968 -NBC-TV airs the famed Elvis comeback special. After years of making horrible movies, Presley proves he can still rock, improvising a set with his old rhythm section in a boxing ring, looking great in black leather and bringing the house down with the debut of “If I Can Dream.” Sadly, Las Vegas purgatory beckoned.
1979 – A concert by The Who at The Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, turned to disaster when 11 members of the audience were trampled to death after a stampede to claim unreserved seats.
1983 – Duran Duran scored their first UK No.1 album with their third release, ‘Seven And The Ragged Tiger.’
1999 – U2 singer Bono had his missing laptop computer returned after loosing it. A young man had bought it for £300 discovered he had the missing laptop, which contained tracks from the forthcoming U2 album.