Today in music history:
There were several significant events on this day between the years 1940 and 2013.
On this day in 1940 Mike Vickers, future musician for Manfred Mann, is born in Hampshire in the UK.
On this day in 1964 American Bandstand airs a taped telephone interview with The Beatles.
On this day in 1966 Ana Voog, future musician and performance artist for The Blue Up, is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Thelma Houston, Yes and Led Zeppelin
Dexys Midnight Runners, Aretha Franklin and George Michael
On this day in 1983 Dexys Midnight Runners's “Come On Eileen” hits number one in the US.
On this day in 1987 Aretha Franklin scores a number one hit in the US with "I Knew You Were Waiting For Me," a duet with George Michael of Wham! Her first Number One in 19 years and ten months, it breaks the record for the longest span between number one hits.