1998 – Miramax Films co-chairmen Bob and Harvey We… Read more

1998 – Miramax Films co-chairmen Bob and Harvey We…

1998 – Miramax Films co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein announce that although money can’t buy you love, it can buy them all rights to the Beatles’ landmark film “A Hard Day’s Night.” Miramax announces plans to release the 1964 classic later that year for it’s 35th anniversary with new footage, a fully restored negative and […]

1998 – The “Gift To The Nation” concert, a combina… Read more

1998 – The “Gift To The Nation” concert, a combina…

1998 – The “Gift To The Nation” concert, a combination of two separate events in Johannesburg, and Durban, South Africa, begins. The concerts are to celebrate President Nelson Mandela’s 80th Birthdays. Artists who appear include Stevie Wonder, LL Cool J, Dru Hill, Skunk Anansie, Salif Keita, Ismael Lo, Najee, Chaka Khan, Kenny Lattimore, James Ingram, […]

1998 – It is announced that Aerosmith will postpon… Read more

1998 – It is announced that Aerosmith will postpon…

1998 – It is announced that Aerosmith will postpone the first 13 dates of its 50-date U.S. tour following a freak gas station fire that leaves drummer Joey Krammer with seconddegree burns. This marks the second setback to the Aerosmith tour; 18 earlier dates had to be postponed following Steven Tyler’s knee injury and surgery […]

1998 – Raimundo Amador, Spain’s premier exponent o… Read more

1998 – Raimundo Amador, Spain’s premier exponent o…

1998 – Raimundo Amador, Spain’s premier exponent of gypsy flamenco-blues, records a live album alongside his idol, B.B. King, in front of a capacity audience of 20,000 at Madrid’s Las Ventas bullring. The Universal Music Hispania album, to be released in September of that year with 15 tracks, is called “Noche De Flamenco Y Blues.”