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Number of Records Matching Query: 32
 
NUMBER 1 UK ALBUM 1976 - QUEEN
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 January 1976
Description: A Night at the Opera is the fourth studio album by the British rock group Queen,
Summary: A Night at the Opera is the fourth studio album by the British rock group Queen, released in November 1975.The album takes its name from the Marx Brothers film A Night at the Opera, which the band watched one night at the studio complex when recording.

AMOS MILBURN
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 January 1980
Summary: AGED 52, DIES IN 1980 BLUES PIANIST / SINGER / SONG WRITER COMPOSER OF "ONE SCOTCH, ONE BOURBON ONE BEER"

MAL EVENS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 January 1976
Summary: EX BEATLE ROADIE, DIES AFTER BEING SHOT. 1976

SAM PHILLIPS LAUNCHES SUN RECORDS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 January 1950
Description: Sun Records was known for giving notable musicians a chance in Memphis
Summary: Sam Phillips launches Sun Records at 706 Union Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee. Founded by Sam Phillips, Sun Records was known for giving notable musicians such as Elvis Presley (whose recording contract was sold to RCA Victor Records for $35,000 in 1955 to relieve financial difficulties. Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, and Johnny Cash their first recording contracts and helping to launch their careers.

BERNARD GREENHOUSE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 3 January 1916
Description: Cellist, USA

DABNEY COLEMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 January 1932
Description: Actor, USA

VICTORIA PRINCIPAL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 January 1946
Description: Actress, USA

VICTOR BORGE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 January 1909
Description: Pianist, Comedian, Danish

VAN DYKE PARKS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 January 1943
Description: Pianist, USA

MAXENE ANDREWS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 3 January 1916
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHN PAUL JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 January 1946
Description: Bassist UK

BUD TINGWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 January 1923
Description: Actor, Australia

RAY MILLAND
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 January 1905
Description: Actor, Welsh

STEPHEN STILLS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 January 1945
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

MEL GIBSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 January 1956
Description: Actor, Director, Australia-American

GEORGE MARTIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 January 1926
Description: Record Producer, Conductor, UK

LEON MCAULIFFE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 January 1917
Description: Steel Guitarist

RUDY WIEDOEFT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 January 1893
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA

DANNY OVERBEA
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 January 1926
Description: Guitarist, USA

DAVE DOBBYN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 January 1957
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Producer, New Zealand

GENE SUMMERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 January 1939
Description: Vocalist , Composers, USA

GUY PRATT
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 January 1962
Description: Bassist, Composer, UK

BOB WESTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 January 2012
Description: Guitarist, song writer, UK

JUAN GARCIA ESQUIVEL
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 January 2002
Description: Pianist, and composer, Mexican

GERRY RAFFERTY
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 3 January 2011
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

FELTON JARVIS
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 January 1981
Description: Record Producer, Singer, USA

CARL MCVOY
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 3 January 1992
Description: Pianist, USA

JUDITH ANDERSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 3 January 1992
Description: Actress, Australian, USA

AMOS MILBURN
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 January 1980
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA

TONY CLARK
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 January 2010
Description: Rock music record producer and guitarist. UK

JACK CARSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 January 1963
Description: Actor, USA

JOYCE COLLINS
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 January 2010
Description: Pianist, US

 
 
 
 

 
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