2006 – Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic directo… Read more

2006 – Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic directo…

2006 – Led Zeppelin and conductor/artistic director Valery Gergiev are awarded the 15th annual Polar Music Prize on by His Majesty King Carl Gustaf XVI of Sweden. The prestigious prize is presented during a nationally televised ceremony from Konserthuset, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert hall, where the annual Nobel Prize ceremony is held.

2005 – Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics ar… Read more

2005 – Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics ar…

2005 – Pink Floyd, the Kinks and the Eurythmics are among the honorees inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame. The second annual show, which takes place in a ceremony at London’s Alexandra Palace, features some momentous reunions, including the gathering of the original Kinks and a performance by the classic line-up of Black […]

2004 – A segment of Interstate 85 is declared “The… Read more

2004 – A segment of Interstate 85 is declared “The…

2004 – A segment of Interstate 85 is declared “The Alan Jackson Highway” during a ceremony in the artist’s hometown, Newnan, Ga. The bill renaming the stretch of roadway between Palmetto and Highway 154, about an hour southwest of Atlanta, was introduced the previous fall and was subsequently signed by Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue.

2004 – Married for two days, pop star Britney Spea… Read more

2004 – Married for two days, pop star Britney Spea…

2004 – Married for two days, pop star Britney Spears, contending that she “lacked understanding of her actions,” asks a county court in Nevada to annul her Las Vegas marriage to a childhood friend over the weekend. Spears, 22, married Jason Allan Alexander of Kentwood, La., two days earlier at an early morning ceremony. The […]