On November 9, 1961, Brian Epstein first saw The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. He soon became the band’s manager.
In 1962, Motown Records released “You’ve Really Got a Hold On Me” by The Miracles.
In 1962, Roy Acuff was inducted as the first living member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
In 1966, Paul McCartney was allegedly killed in a car accident, according to the “Paul is Dead” hoax that circulated in 1969.
In 1967, Roger McGuinn expelled David Crosby from The Byrds.
Also in 1967, Rolling Stone magazine began publishing, with John Lennon on the first cover.
In 1976, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released their self-titled debut album.
In 1984, the movie “A Nightmare on Elm Street” opened nationwide.
In 1990, “Dances With Wolves,” starring Kevin Costner, opened nationwide.
In 1993, actress Angie Dickinson became the first person in 500 shows to walk out of a televised “This Is Your Life” tribute.
In 2003, actor Art Carney died of natural causes at his home near Westbrook, Connecticut. He was 85.
Today’s birthdays: Actor Robert David Hall (“CSI”) is 75. Actor Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk”) is 72. Gospel singer Donnie McClurkin is 64. L7 drummer Dee Plakas is 63. Rapper Pepa of Salt-N- Pepa is 59. Actor Ion Overman (“The L Word,” “Ghost Whisperer”) is 54. Rapper Scarface of the Geto Boys is 53. Musician Susan Tedeschi (teh-DES’-kee) is 53. Actor Jason Antoon (“NCIS” ) : Hawai’i”) is 52. Actor Eric Dane (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 51. Singer Nick Lachey (lah-SHAY’) of 98 Degrees is 50. Bassist Barry Knox of Parmalee is 46. Singer Sisqo (Dru Hill ) is 45. Country singer Chris Lane is 39. Actress Emily Tyra (“Code Black”) is 36. Actress Nikki Blonsky (“Hairspray”) is 35.
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