We start with a couple of birthdays. Garth Brooks is 55 today and the man that rocks the keyboards for Bon Jovi, David Bryan, is also 55 today.
Just after 1:00 p.m. Eastern, on this day in 1964, The Beatles landed at JFK to the screaming of about 5,000 fans. They appeared two days later on “The Ed Sullivan Show” to an estimated 73 million viewers on T.V.
Speaking of the Beatles, it was on this day in 1969 that George Harrison had his tonsils removed. They were quickly destroyed, so they could not be sold.
The same day in London, The Who recorded “Pinball Wizard.”
On this day in 1980, Pink Floyd began The Wall Tour here in the U.S.
Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” became New York City’s official anthem on this day in 1985.
On this day in 1988, Davy Jones from the Monkees made a guest appearance on “My Two Dads.”
And finally, on this day in 1994, “The Power Of Love” by Celine Dion was the #1 song.
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