Today In Rock Music History

1925 – Bill Haley (Rock Around The Clock) was born in Highland Park, Michigan

1954 – A Memphis DJ becomes the first to play an Elvis Presley record on the radio

1957 – Paul McCartney and John Lennon meet for the first time at a Liverpool church festival

1965 – Jefferson Airplane was formed in San Francisco

1964 – The Beatles’ movie A Hard Day’s Night opens in London

1966 – The Elvis movie Paradise Hawaiian Style opens nationwide

1984 – Tina Turner Day was celebrated in Los Angeles