June 22nd: On this day In Music History
|1956, Elvis Presley started a three-day run playing 10 shows at the Paramount Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. |
The stage manager was told; "Pull all white lights. Presley works all in color, Presley act has no encore.
When he leaves the stage, immediately close curtains."
|1958, Vic Damone was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'On The Street Where You Live.' |
The song was from the hit musical 'My Fair Lady'.
1963, 13-year old Stevie Wonder first entered the US singles chart as Little Stevie Wonder with 'Fingertips Parts One and Two.'
1964, The Beatles played their first ever show in New Zealand at Wellington Town Hall. The local Chief Constable refused a
police escort for The Beatles leaving just two policemen to control over 5,000 fans.