NOVEMBER 7TH IS THE 311TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL MERLOT DAY, HUG A BEAR DAY, LITTLE LEAGUE GIRLS DAY, NATIONAL BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE WITH ALMONDS DAY, NATIONAL MEN MAKE DINNER DAY AND NOTARY PUBLIC DAY.
Daryl Hall and John Oates achieve their third US number one single with “Private Eyes”
After using his guitar in court to show a jury how several hit songs have contained the same short series of notes, John Fogerty was found not guilty of plagiarizing his own record, “Run Through the Jungle” when he wrote “The Old Man Down The Road”.
Eric Clapton receives the Order Of the British Empire from the Prince Of Wales at Buckingham Palace.
While Eagles’ drummer Don Henley was trying to turn the spotlight on guitarist Stewart Smith during a concert in Detroit, a fan interrupted him by shouting out former Eagles’ guitarist Don Felder’s name. When Henley called him out, the fan then shouted, “Don Felder taught Tom Petty how to play guitar.” Henley responded, “Okay, that’s it, you’re outta here,” and had security escort the man out.