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1957, Elvis Presley appeared live at The Chicago International Theatre.
1958, Buddy Holly kicked off the first night of a 43 date tour at Brooklyn Paramount Theatre in Brooklyn, New York. The Alan Freed’s Big Beat Show also featured Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Frankie Lymon, The Diamonds, Billy Ford, Danny & The Juniors, The Chantels, Larry Williams, Screaming Jay Hawkins, The Pastels, Jo-Ann Campbell and Ed Townsend. On most days the acts played two shows.
1964, Madame Tussauds, London unveiled the wax works images of The Beatles, the first pop stars to be honoured.
1964, Radio Caroline started broadcasting from the former Danish ferry 'Fredericia' in the North Sea off the coast of England.
1967, Working on sessions for the new Beatles album Sgt Pepper at Abbey Road studios in London, John Lennon recorded his lead vocal for ‘Good Morning Good Morning’, and Paul McCartney added a lead guitar solo to the track. Lennon had decided he wanted to end the song with animal sound effects, and asked that they be sequenced in such a way that each successive animal was capable of scaring or eating the preceding one.
1968, Pink Floyd recorded a performance for the BBC 2 TV Omnibus - The Sound of Change show from Barnes Common, London, England. The special, which was produced by Tony Palmer, also featured performances by The Who, Cream and Jimi Hendrix. The show was later broadcast in September of this year.
1970, Simon and Garfunkel were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', the duo's only UK No.1. Only Art Garfunkel sang on the track.
1973, Led Zeppelin released Houses Of The Holy in the UK. The album title was a dedication by the band to their fans who appeared at venues they dubbed 'Houses of the Holy'.
1974, Delta blues singer and guitarist Arthur 'Big Boy' Crudup died of a stroke at the age of 69. He wrote 'That's All Right (Mama)' covered by Elvis Presley and 'My Baby Left Me'.
1974, During a UK tour, Queen appeared at Aberystwyth University in Wales.
1976, Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt and Alan Lancaster from Status Quo were arrested after an incident at Vienna Airport, all three were released on bail.
1976, Genesis began their first North American tour since Peter Gabriel left the band, appearing in Buffalo, New York, with Phil Collins taking over as lead singer.
1977, During a UK tour, Pink Floyd played the first of four sold out nights at New Bingley Hall, Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford.
1977, Kiss played the first of five sold-out nights on their Alive II world Tour at the Budokan in Tokyo, Japan.
1981, Blondie started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Rapture', the group's fourth US No.1, a No.5 hit in the UK.
1981, Elton John's version of The Beatles 'I Saw Her Standing There' was released as a tribute to John Lennon.
1982, David Crosby was arrested after crashing his car on the San Diego Highway. Police also found cocaine and a pistol in the Crosby Stills & Nash stars car. When the police asked Crosby why he carried the gun, his reply was, "John Lennon."
1987, Mel and Kim were at No.1 on the UK singles chart 'Respectable', giving the production team of Stock, Aitken and Waterman their second UK No.1.
1992, Over a $100,000 (£58,800) worth of damage was caused at The Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, California, when Ozzy Osbourne invited the first two rows of the audience on stage. Several others took up the offer and the band was forced to exit the stage.
1992, During a North American tour Pearl Jam appeared at the Cabaret Metro in Chicago with Smashing Pumpkins as the support act.
1995, Singer Jimmy McShane died of Aids. He had the 1985 UK No.3 single and European hit 'Tarzan Boy with Italian dance outfit Baltimora.
1999, French act Mr Oizo went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Flat Beat.' The tune was used in a Levis jeans ad.
2000, Jimmy Page accepted substantial undisclosed libel damages from a magazine which claimed he had caused or contributed to the death of his Led Zeppelin bandmate John Bonham. Page's solicitor, Norman Chapman, told High Court Judge Mr Justice Morland that the feature in Ministry magazine printed in 1999 claimed Page was more concerned with keeping vomit off his bed than saving his friend's life, and that he stood over him wearing Satanist robes and performing a useless spell.
2001, The artist formerly known as both Puffy and Puff Daddy said in an interview on MTV he now wanted to be known as P. Diddy. In August 2005, he changed his stage name to simply "Diddy."
2001, It was reported that singer songwriter James Taylor and his wife Caroline Smedvig were expecting twin boys, carried by a surrogate mother who was a family friend.
2005, After playing a warm-up date the night before at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, U2 kicked off their Vertigo tour at the iPay One Center in San Diego, California. The 131 date world tour would see the band playing in North America, Europe, South America and Japan. By the time it finished, the Vertigo Tour had sold 4,619,021 tickets, grossing $389 million; the second-highest figure ever for a world tour.
2006, Tina Brown the sister-in-law of Whitney Houston sold pictures taken in her bathroom to the National Enquirer claiming Whitney Houston had been taking crack cocaine. The pictures showed drug paraphernalia including a crack-smoking pipe, rolling papers, cocaine-caked spoons and cigarette ends strewn across the surface tops of the bathroom.
2009, Kelly Clarkson started a two-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'All I Ever Wanted', the singer's fourth studio album.
March 28th: Born on this day
1941, Born on this day, Charlie McCoy, Area Code 615, 1970 theme for UK BBC TV Music show 'The Old Grey Whistle Test', 'Stone Fox Chase.'
1945, Born on this day, Chuck Portz, The Turtles, (1967 US No.1 single 'Happy Together', 1967 UK No.4 single 'She'd Rather Be With Me').
1948, Born on this day, John Evans, Jethro Tull, (1969 UK No.3 & US No.11 single 'Living In The Past').
1948, Born on this day, Milan Williams, keyboards, brass, guitar, The Commodores, (1978 UK & US No.1 single 'Three Times A Lady').
1949, Born on this day, Sally Carr, Middle Of The Road, (1971 UK No.1 single 'Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep').
1954, Born on this day, Reba McEntire country music artist and actress who has scored 35 No.1 singles and released over 25 albums. Sometimes referred to as "The Queen of Country", she has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide as well as starring in her television sitcom, Reba for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance in a Television Series–Musical or Comedy.
1962, Born on this day, Geo Grimes, Danny Wilson, (1988 UK No.3 single 'Mary's Prayer').
1965, Born on this day, Steve Turner, guitar, Mudhoney, (1991 UK No.60 single 'Let It Slide').
1969, Born on this day, Cheryl James (Salt) Salt-n-Pepa, (1991 UK No.2 single 'Let's Talk About Sex').
1969, Born on this day, James Atkin, EMF, (1990 UK No.3 & 1991 US No.1 single 'Unbelievable').
1976, Born on this day, Dave Keuning, guitarist, The Killers, (2005 UK No.1 with their debut album 'Hot Fuss').
1986, Born on this day, Lady Gaga, (Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) American singer, songwriter. 2008 single US & UK No.1 single 'Just Dance', 2008 single 'Poker Face', reached number one in twenty countries. In 2012, Gaga was ranked at number four on Billboard's list of top moneymakers of 2011, grossing more than 25 million dollars.

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