1968 – The Zombies release Odessey and Oracle.
1964 – Bob Dylan makes his first appearance on the UK charts with “The Times They Are A-Changin’.”
1958 – Big Records releases “Our Song” by teenagers Tom and Jerry. The duo from Queens, New York will soon become famous under their real names, Simon and Garfunkel.
1962 – The Beatles record their first radio appearance at the Playhouse Theatre in Hulme, Manchester for the BBC radio show “Teenager’s Turn – Here We Go” in front of a live audience. This performance is also videotaped and marks the first time they wore their trademark collarless suits designed by Beno Dorn.
1940 – Woody Guthrie writes the lyrics for “This Land Is Your Land” in his Hanover House Hotel room in New York City.
1922 – The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the first national broadcasting corporation, is founded on this day in London.
1966 – Herb Alpert performs for Princess Grace Kelly at her Monaco palace.
1926 – The Radio Corporation of America, later known as RCA, launches its new radio network, the National Broadcasting Company, later known as NBC.