1948 – Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra are featured in the first televised symphonic concert.
1961 – The Temptations (then known as the Elgins) audition for Motown Records.
1958 – The Everly Brothers record “All I Have To Do Is Dream.”
1952 – The Philadelphia dance show Bandstand, hosted by Bob Horn and later by Dick Clark as American Bandstand, debuts on WFIL-TV.
1960 – The Silver Beetles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe, and Tommy Moore) audition for promoter Larry Parnes and singer Billy Fury for a job as Fury’s backing group. Parnes ends up selecting them for singer Johnny Gentle’s upcoming tour of Scotland instead.