This Day In Music History
1969 – John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison hire Allen Klein as the Beatles’ business manager. Paul McCartney disagrees with the decision, leading to further divisions among the group.
1976 – David Bowie kicks off an American tour in Seattle, showing off his new Thin White Duke persona.
1982 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Centerfold,” The J. Geils Band. Band member Peter Wolf once said the group turned down an offer to perform at Woodstock because the musicians didn’t want to spend three days in the mud.
1993 – Gloria Estefan receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The pop star receives the 1,974th star on the famous avenue, in front of the Hollywood Galaxy Shopping Complex on Hollywood Boulevard.