1964 – Dave Clark Five makes the first of 12 appearance on TV’s “Ed Sullivan Show.”
1964 – Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine) is born this day in rock history!
1964 – The Beatles are No. 1 in the U.S. with “Love Me Do.” this day in rock history!
1964 – The BBC received over 8,000 postal applications for tickets for The Rolling Stones appearance on Juke Box Dury.
1964 – Eleven boys are suspended at a Coventry, England, school for having hairstyles like Mick Jagger.
1964 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Love Me Do,” The Beatles.
1964 – On The Ed Sullivan Show tonight, the Beatles appear in a previously taped performance of “You Can’t Do That” from the set of A Hard Day’s Night.
1964 – Ella Fitzgerald became the first artist to have a hit with a Beatles cover when ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ entered the UK chart.
1964 – Rudy Lewis of ‘The Drifters’ died on This Day in Rock Music History! Remaining a mystery to this day, Rudy died at the age of 28 the night before the band was set to record ‘Under the Boardwalk.’ Former Singer Johnny Moore was asked to site in on the famous song to sing.
1964 – David Frost interviews Paul McCartney on the BBC show A Degree of Frost. Paul McCartney sat down with David Frost for a brief interview that was telecast May 18th 1964 on the BBC television program ‘A Degree of Frost.’ The interview was conducted in front of a live studio audience. David Frost: “Paul, […]
1964 – Born on this day, Boyd Tinsley, violinist, Dave Matthews Band, (1998 US No.1 album ‘Before These Crowded Streets’, 2005 US No.1 album ‘Stand Up’).
1964 – London Records prepares giant promotion – ‘Watch Out USA Here They are! The Rolling Stones! They’re great! They’re outrageous! They’re rebels! They sell! They’re England’s hottest – but hottest group!’