This Day in Music History
1954 : Nat King Cole begins a six-night run at Harlem's Apollo theater.
1959 : Bobby Darin is quoted by a UPI reporter saying he hopes "to surpass Sinatra in everything he's done".
1962 : For the first time, The Beatles make the "favourite group" list in the New Musical Express' reader's poll.
2011 : Dubstep artist, Skrillex, is unexpectedly nominated for five Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist - a first in Grammy history for a DJ.
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com