Today In History: July 11th

Music 11/07/2016
1964: The Beatles performed live on the ABC television show Lucky Stars performing "A Hard Day's Night", "Long Tall Sally", "Things We Said Today" and "You Can't Do That".

1964: "Under The Boardwalk" was the fastest-rising song on this date, moving up from 62 to 31 for the Drifters.

1964: "People" by Barbra Streisand remained #1 for the third week on the Adult chart.

1964: "I Get Around" by the Beach Boys held on to #1 for a second straight week.

1967: Following his departure from the New Christy Minstrels the day before, Kenny Rogers formed the First Edition with Rogers' mates in the Christy Minstrels Thelma Camacho, Mike Settle and Terry Williams.

1969: The Rolling Stones released the single "Honky Tonk Women".

1969: David Bowie released "Space Oddity" in the U.K., timing the release with the Apollo moon landing.

1970: "Close To You" by the Carpenters took over at #1 on the Adult chart.

1976: Frank Sinatra married Barbara Marx.

1981: Cliff Richard's Love Songs was the top album in the U.K.

1981: Kenny Rogers topped the Adult Contemporary chart with "I Don't Need You".

1991: Roger Christian, lyricist who wrote for the Beach Boys and Jan and Dean, died at the age of 57 of complications from kidney and liver failure.

1994: The Rolling Stones released the album Voodoo Lounge.