Articles by Caroline Chiasson

November 8, 1952

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On this day in 1952, the first ever UK pop chart was published by the New Musical Express after staff asked 53 record shops to divulge their sales returns. “Here In My [...]

November 7, 1951

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On this day in 1951, Frank Sinatra married his second wife actress Ava Gardner, just days after his divorce came through from his first wife, Frank, 37, and Ava, 29, were wed [...]

November 6, 1975

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On this day in 1975, The Sex Pistols performed their very first show, a gig at St. Martin’s School of Art in London. The group opened for the band Bazooka Joe. [...]

November 5, 1982

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On this day in 1982, Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys parted ways on the orders of Wilson’s new psychiatrist and caretaker, Dr. Eugene Landy. Landy was a well known [...]

November 4, 1993

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On this day in 1993, Adam Horovitz (a.k.a., Ad-Rock) of the Beastie Boys had a run-in with a videographer and was later charged with battery and grand theft (for stealing the [...]

November 3, 1962

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On this day in 1962, The Crystals’ ‘He’s A Rebel’ hit No.1, where it remained for two weeks. No one from the actual group appeared on the track, as [...]

November 2, 1994

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On this day in 1994, Bob Dylan’s former girlfriend Ruth Tyrangiel, sued Dylan for $5 million in palimony, claiming Dylan reneged on his promise to marry her after she [...]

November 1, 1965

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On this day in 1965, The Rolling Stones’ concert in Rochester, N.Y., ended abruptly when 3,000 fanatic fans rushed the stage after just seven minutes. After three more [...]

October 12, 1955

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On this day in 1955, Chrysler introduced the world’s first in-car sound system… vinyl record players, complete with an assortment of classical records, mounted [...]

September 29, 1992

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On this day in 1992, Stone Temple Pilots released their first album, Core. STP recorded between 1991–1992 at Rumbo Recorders Canoga Park in California on Atlanta Records [...]
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