This Day in Music History
1957 : "Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera)" from the movie "The Man Who Knew Too Much" wins the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
1972 : Grand Funk fire their manager, Terry Knight, who promptly sues them.
1973 : Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead) is stopped for speeding, then busted when various drugs are found in his car.
1973 : Liza Minneli wins an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in "Cabaret", beating out Diana Ross, who starred in "Lady Sings The Blues".
1986 : Sammy Hagar makes his first appearance as Van Halen's lead singer when the group begins their tour in Louisiana.
1987 : U2 play a rooftop concert in Los Angeles to film their video for "Where The Streets Have No Name". Thousands of onlookers gather and police order the band to stop playing.
1993 : Kyuss begins a run of Australian tour dates opening for Metallica, during the latter group's tour in support of "The Black Album", at the Entertainment Centre in Sydney.
2003 : John Lennon's boyhood home in Liverpool is opened to the public.
2006 : Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion is designated as a National Historic Landmark.
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com