March 27 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
March 27

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.

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