Today in music history:
There were several significant events on this day between the years 1947 and 2013.
On this day in 1947 future singer-songwriter/musician Iggy Pop is born in Muskegon, Michigan.
On this day in 1956 Elvis Presley's “Heartbreak Hotel” hits number one in the United States.
On this day in 1959 Robert Smith future frontman for The Cure is born in Blackpool, England.
On this day in 1969 Janis Joplin makes her stage debut in London, England when she and her Kozmic Blues Band perform a legendary concert at the Royal Albert Hall.
On this day in 1975 B.J. Thomas' “(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” hits number one in the US.
Eric Carmen and Phil Collins
Sinead O'Connor and Paul McCartney
Michael Jackson and Christina Amphlett
On this day in 2004 Michael Jackson is officially charged with child molestation after a California grand jury determines there is enough evidence to proceed with allegations made against him for time spent at his Neverland Ranch.
On this day in 2013 Christina Amphlett guitarist and vocalist for the Divinyls dies at the age of 53.