1956 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Don’t Be Cru… Read more

1956 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Don’t Be Cru…

1956 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Don’t Be Cruel/Hound Dog,” Elvis Presley. Presley causes an uproar with his pelvic undulations when he first performs “Hound Dog” on Milton Berle’s TV show. The two-sided hit tops Chart Toppers’s single chart for 11 weeks, setting a record for the rock era that stands until 1992. […]

1950 – Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is born in Bo… Read more

1950 – Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is born in Bo…

1950 – Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is born in Boston. Anthony Joseph “Joe” Perry (Born September 10, 1950 in Lawrence, Massachusetts) is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the rock band Aerosmith. He was ranked 48th in the Rolling Stone‘s list – The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. […]

1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in… Read more

1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in…

1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in London. He first records with the King Bees, Lower Third and the Mannish Boys in 1963 before going solo. His two No. 1 songs are “Fame” and “Let’s Dance.” David Bowie (IPA: Although he released an album and numerous singles earlier, David Bowie first caught […]