Today In Rock History…Sept.5th
In 1998, Aerosmith reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first and only time with “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing”, which was taken from the Armageddon soundtrack.
In 1991, at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, R.E.M. won six awards for “Losing My Religion”, including Video of the Year. There were performances by Van Halen, Poison, Queensryche, Metallica, Don Henley & Guns N’ Roses.
In 1981, Foreigner peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Urgent” which was their fifth top ten single in the U.S.
In 1964, The Animals reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first and only with “The House of the Rising Sun” for the first of three weeks.
Happy Birthday to…
Freddie Mercury – singer for Queen born in 1946
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