DECEMBER 11TH IS THE 345TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE FOR NEEDY ANIMALS DAY, NATIONAL APP DAY, NATIONAL HAVE A BAGEL DAY, AND NATIONAL NOODLE RING DAY!
Elvis Presley starts a twenty week run at the top of the Billboard album chart with “Blue Hawaii”, his seventh US #1 album.
A London Appeals Court commutes Brian Jones’ nine-month prison stay for possession of cannabis after hearing testimony from three psychiatrists that Jones is “an extremely frightened young man” and could not stand nine months behind bars. He was given 3 years’ probation and a 1,000 Pound fine.
The Recording Industry Association of America certifies four Led Zeppelin albums as multi-Platinum: “Presence”, “Led Zeppelin”, “Physical Graffiti” and “In through the out Door”.
KISS guitarist Ace Frehley is nearly electrocuted during a concert in Florida when he touches a short-circuited light. He is carried from the stage, but returns 10 minutes later to finish the show.