This Day In Music History
1966 – David Bowie release his first single, “Can’t Help Thinking About Me,” on Parlophone Records.
1973 – Elvis can still pull an audience. In fact, he can pull around a billion people. That’s how many are said to have watched the satellite transmission of his live concert in Hawaii today. The United States gets its Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii special taped.
1984 – Paul McCartney was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Pipes Of Peace.’ With this release McCartney made chart history by becoming the first artist to have a No.1 in a group, (The Beatles), in a duo, (with Stevie Wonder), in a trio, (with Wings) and as a solo artist.
2001 – In the New York Post, film director Guy Ritchie reveals what life is like married to Madonna. “We actually lead a rather humble existence,” he says. “We don’t go out very much, we go to bed early. She works very hard and so do I, and because of that it’s early nights and early rise and exercise. We’re really unaware of all this media stuff.”