365 Music Milestones of 2014

2014's on the brink and so is a wealth of exciting music milestones – each day of the new year, in fact! Bookmark this handy mega-calendar and allow the special events on these days to keep you entertained, help you reminisce, or keep tabs on your favorite artists' birthdates.


1st – 50th anniversary of BBC’s "Top of the Pops," featuring the Rolling Stones and the Beatles

2nd - 45 year anniversary of the Sex Pistols's Sid Vicious murder trial

3rd - 10th anniversary of Britney Spears's marriage to Jason Alexander

4th - 10th anniversary of Britney Spears's annulment of marriage to Jason Alexander

5th - Marilyn Manson turns 35 years old

6th - 50th anniversary of "Group Scene 1964," a notable 14-date UK tour featuring the Rolling Stones, the Ronettes, and the Cruisers

7th - Sarah Maria "Sally" Taylor, daughter of Carly Simon and James Taylor, turns 40 years old

8th - R. Kelly turns 45 years old

9th - Jimmy Page turns 70 years old

10th - 50th anniversary of first U.S. Beatles album, Introducing The Beatles

11th - 50 years ago, Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire becomes first Country album to hit No. 1 on the United States album chart

12th - Zayn Malik of One Direction's 21st birthday

13th - 30 years ago, BBC Radio 1 bans Frankie Goes To Hollywood's "Relax," calling it "obscene"

14th - Bruce Springsteen's "High Hopes" album release

15th - "American Idol" premieres on Fox, 8 p.m.

16th - 30th anniversary of Paul and Linda McCartney's arrest for drug possession in Barbados

17th - 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones's first EP release, featuring "You Better Move On," "Poison Ivy," "Bye Bye Johnny," and "Money"

18th - 50th anniversary of the Beatles's "I Want To Hold Your Hand" U.S. singles chart debut

19th – Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers turns 75

20th – 45th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s appearance at the Wheaton Youth Center, noted for its surprisingly small turnout of a reported 55 fans

21st – 30th anniversary of singer Jackie Wilson’s death

22nd – 45 years ago, the Beatles begin recording "Get Back”

23rd – 20th anniversary of famed Rock For Choice benefit in Hollywood, featuring Rage Against the Machine and Eddie Vedder

24th- 35th anniversary of the Clash’s single debut of "I Fought The Law”

25th – 25 years ago, Madonna files for divorce from Sean Penn

26th - 56th Annual Grammy Awards

27th- 20th anniversary of Oasis’s London live debut

28th- Of Mice and Men's "Restoring Force" album release

29th- Five years ago, Kelly Clarkson’s “My Life Would Suck Without You” jumps 96 places to No. 1 on the Billboard charts

30th- 15 years ago, Britney Spears hits #1 with “…Baby One More Time”

31st- 45th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s famed appearance at New York’s Fillmore East


1st- Harry Styles turns 20 years old

2nd-10th anniversary of Janet Jackson’s Super Bowl mishap

3rd- 35 years ago, The Blues Brothers reach No. 1 on the U.S. charts for "Briefcase Full of Blues"

4th- Toni Braxton & Babyface’s Love, Marriage, and Divorce album release

5th- Bobby Brown turns 45 years old

7th- 35 years ago, the Clash begins its first American tour

8th- de Homem Cristo of Daft Punk turns 40

9th- 50th anniversary of the Beatles’s first appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show”

10th- 35 years ago, Rod Stewart's “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” rose to No. 1 on U.S. charts

11th- 50th anniversary of the Beatles’s live debut in the United States

12th- 20th anniversary of Celine Dion’s first No. 1 single, "The Power of Love”

13th- 45 years ago, Bob Dylan records "Lay Lady Lay"

14th- The Captain and Tennille’s 40th wedding anniversary

15th- 40 years ago, the Beatles achieve first No. 1 album, Meet The Beatles!

16th- Ice-T turns 55 years old

17th- 20th anniversary of blink-182’s debut album, Cheshire Cat

18th- Candice Glover’s Music Speaks album release

19th- 30th anniversary of the American Music Awards broadcast

20th- Justin Timberlake stops at Madison Square Garden for 20/20 Experience tour date

21st- 40 years ago, a then-unknown Billy Joel joins the Echoes

22nd- James Blunt turns 40

23rd- 15th anniversary of Eminem’s The Slim Shady LP release

24th- "The Voice” season premiere on NBC, 8-10 p.m.

25th- “The Voice” season premiere on NBC, 8-9 p.m.

26th- Corinne Bailey Rae turns 35

27th- 40 years ago, Cher files for divorce from Sonny Bono

28th- 30 years ago, Michael Jackson breaks Grammy records by winning seven trophies, including Album of the Year (Thriller), Record of the Year, and Best Rock Vocal Performance ("Beat It").


1st- Justin Bieber turns 20

2nd- 20th anniversary of Dusty Springfield’s death

3rd- Imogen Heap Sparks album release

4th- Lea Michele Louder album release

5th- Lorde touches down in Houston for her North American tour

6th- Mary Wilson of the Supremes turns 70

7th- Paramore's “PARAHOY!” cruise sets sail from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay

8th- Future Music Festival kicks off in Sydney, Australia, featuring Phoenix, deadmau5, Macklemore, and more

9th- 50 years ago, Beatles complete the filming of A Hard Day's Night

10th- 50th anniversary of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Sounds of Silence” original recording

11th- South by Southwest 2014 – Day 1 in Austin, TX

12th- South by Southwest 2014 – Day 2 in Austin, TX

13th- South by Southwest 2014 – Day 3 in Austin, TX

14th- 30 years ago, Rainbow plays final show in Japan

15th- 15 years ago, Bono inducts Bruce Springsteen into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

16th- Nancy Wilson of Heart turns 60

17th- 45 years ago, Gloria Gaynor's “I Will Survive" hits No. 1 on UK charts

18th- Adam Levine turns 35

19th- 40 years ago, Jefferson Airplane renames band as Jefferson Starship

20th- 45th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's marriage

21st- 20th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's Oscar win for “Streets of Philadelphia”

22nd- 30th anniversary of Queen's “I Want To Break Free” music video filming

23rd- 40 years ago, Cher's “Dark Lady” becomes a No. 1 single on U.S. chart

24th- 30 years ago, Lionel Richie’s “Hello” becomes a No. 1 single on U.S. chart

25th- Johnny Cash “Out Among The Stars” album release

26th – Diana Ross turns 70

27th- 30 years ago, Metallica makes their live debut in the UK

28th- Ultra Music Festival – Day 1 in Miami, FL

29th- Ultra Music Festival - Day 2 in Miami, FL

30th- Ultra Music Festival – Day 3 in Miami, FL

31st- 20th anniversary of Madonna’s famously offensive interview on "The Late Show With David Letterman"


1st- 30th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s death

2nd- 45 years ago, Bruce Springsteen's band Child makes live debut

3rd- 50 years ago, Bob Dylan achieves first No. 1 single in the U.K.

4th- Hugh Masekela turns 75

5th- 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death

6th- 10th anniversary of Modest Mouse's "Good News For People Who Love Bad News" album release

7th- 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards airs on CBS

8th- James Durbin's “Celebrate” album release

9th- 20 years ago, R. Kelly’s “Bump N Grind” hits No. 1 in the U.S.

10th- 15 years ago, TLC hits No. 1 on U.S. charts with “No Scrubs"

11th- Coachella – Weekend 1 / Day 1: Indio, CA

12th- Coachella – Weekend 1 / Day 2: Indio, CA

13th- Coachella – Weekend 1 / Day 3: Indio, CA

14th- 45 years ago, “The Ballad of John and Yoko” is recorded

15th- 45 years ago, Pink Floyd made famed Royal Festival Hall appearance in London

16th- 40th anniversary of Queen’s first North American concert

17th- Victoria Beckham turns 40

18th- Coachella – Weekend 2 / Day 1: Indio, CA

19th- Coachella – Weekend 2 / Day 2: Indio, CA

20th- Coachella – Weekend 2 / Day 2: Indio, CA

21st- Robert Smith of The Cure turns 55

22nd- 25 years ago, Madonna’s controversial “Like a Prayer” hits No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart

23rd- 25 years ago, Kylie Minogue makes her television debut

24th- 35 years ago, Ray Charles's “Georgia On My Mind” becomes state song of Georgia

25th- Stagecoach Music Festival – Day 1: Indio, CA

26th- Stagecoach Music Festival – Day 2: Indio, CA

27th- Stagecoach Music Festival – Day 3: Indio, CA

28th- Kelis's "FOOD" album release

29th- Duke Ellington's 115th birthday

30th- Baauer (“Harlem Shake”) turns 25


1st- 45 years ago, Bob Dylan appears on “The Johnny Cash Show”

2nd- Bing Crosby's 110th birthday

3rd- Pete Seeger turns 95

4th- Randy Travis turns 55

5th- Chris Brown turns 25

6th- 10 years ago, an auction at Christie's in London becomes the most profitable pop music auction in history, with over 780,000 dollars of Beatles memorabilia sold

7th- 40th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song label launch

8th- 30th anniversary of Bob Marley's “Legend”

9th- 45th anniversary of George Harrison's “Electronic Sounds”

10th- 20th anniversary of Weezer's “The Blue Album”

11th- 50 years ago, the Rolling Stones are famously denied lunchtime service for dressing improperly at London's Grand Hotel

12th- 50 years ago, the Beach Boys achieve first No. 1 album, “Beach Boys Concert”

13th- 45 years ago, Led Zeppelin becomes first British rock group to appear in Hawaii

14th- Olly Murs turns 30

15th- 45th anniversary of John Lennon's “Life With The Lions”

16th- 50 years ago, Mary Wells's “My Guy” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

17th- 50 years ago, Bob Dylan performs live for the first time in the UK

18th- Billboard Awards air on ABC

19th- 30 years ago, Bob Marley and the Wailers' “Legend” hits No. 1 on UK charts

20th- Joe Cocker turns 70

21st- 20 years ago, All 4 One's “I Swear” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

22nd- Morrissey turns 55

23rd- Mysteryland USA Festival – Day 1: Bethel, NY

24th- Mysteryland USA Festival – Day 2: Bethel, NY

25th- Mysteryland USA Festival – Day 3: Bethel, NY

26th- Lenny Kravitz turns 50

27th- 20th anniversary of the Eagles' fondly remembered show in Burbank, Calif., reuniting them after 14 years

28th- Gladys Knight turns 70

29th- 45th anniversary of Crosby, Stills and Nash's self-titled debut album release

30th- Cee Lo Green turns 30

31st- 45 years ago, Jimi Hendrix appears on the cover of Rolling Stone


1st- Alanis Morrissette turns 40

2nd- 35 years ago, Donna Summer's “Hot Stuff” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

3rd- Kerry King of Slayer turns 50

4th- 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's “Born in the U.S.A.”

5th- Pete Wentz turns 35

6th- 45 years ago, Def Leppard is discovered at Crookes Workingman’s Club in England

7th- 10th anniversary of the Killers' "Hot Fuss"

8th- 10th anniversary of My Chemical Romance's "Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge"

9th- 30 years ago, Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

10th- 10th anniversary of Ray Charles's death

11th- Frank Beard of ZZ Top turns 65

12th- 25th anniversary of the Elvis Presley Autoland Museum at Graceland

13th- 45 years ago, the Rolling Stones introduce former guitarist Mick Taylor

14th- Playboy Jazz Festival – Day 1: Los Angeles

15th- Playboy Jazz Festival – Day 2: Los Angeles

16th- Playboy Jazz Festival – Day 3: Los Angeles

17th- 25 years ago, New Kids on the Block's “I’ll Be Loving You Forever” hits #1 on U.S. singles chart

18th- 50 years ago, the Beatles appear at Sydney’s Sydney Stadium for Paul McCartney’s famed 22nd birthday performance

19th- 40 years ago, Mick Jones’s early band the Delinquents makes first live appearance

20th- Electric Daisy Carnival – Day 1: Las Vegas

21st- Electric Daisy Carnival – Day 2: Las Vegas

22nd- Electric Daisy Carnival – Day 3: Las Vegas

23rd- 30 years ago, Duran Duran’s "The Reflex” hits No. 1 on U.S. singles chart

24th- Jeff Beck turns 70

25th- 30th anniversary of Prince’s "Purple Rain”

26th- Ariana Grande turns 21

27th- 10 years ago, the Beastie Boys’ "To The 5 Boroughs” hits No. 1 on U.S. albums chart

28th- 45 years ago, Henry Mancini’s "Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet” hits No. 1 on U.S. singles chart

29th- BET Awards airs

30th- Fantasia Barrino turns 30


1st- 25 years ago, Milli Vanilli’s "Baby Don’t Forget My Number” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

2nd- 45 years ago, Paul McCartney records "Her Majesty” at Abbey Road

3rd- 45th anniversary of U.S. Newport Jazz Festival featuring James Brown, Led Zeppelin, Sly and the Family Stone, Jeff Beck, and more

4th- Sasquatch! Festival – Day 1: Seattle

5th- Sasquatch! Festival – Day 2: Seattle

6th- Sasquatch! Festival – Day 3: Seattle

7th- 30 years ago, Prince’s "When Doves Cry” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

8th- Jaden Smith turns 16

9th- 40th anniversary of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young’s reunion concert tour kickoff in Seattle

10th- 50 years ago, the Beatles’ "A Hard Day’s Night” motion picture premieres in Liverpool

11th- Lil Kim turns 40

12th- 60 years ago, Elvis Presley signs his first recording contract

13th- 15 years ago, Paul McCartney showcases his own artwork in Germany

14th- 50 years ago, The Rolling Stones’ "It’s All Over Now” hits No. 1 on U.K. singles chart

15th- 25 years ago, Simply Red’s reprisal of "If You Don’t Know Me By Now” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

16th- 45 years ago, the Beatles begin to record "Here Comes The Sun” and "Something”

17th- 55th anniversary of Billie Holiday’s death

18th- Ricky Scaggs turns 60

19th- 40th anniversary of famed Ozark Music Festival featuring the Eagles, Aerosmith, and Lynyrd Skynyrd

20th- Chris Cornell turns 50

21st- 45 years ago, the Beatles begin recording "Come Together”

22nd- 25 years ago, Prince’s "Batman” soundtrack album hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

23rd- 50 years ago, the Beatles' "A Hard Day’s Night” hits No. 1 on UK charts

24th- 50 years ago, a riot famously breaks out at a Rolling Stones show in Blackpool, Lancashire after Keith Richards attempts to kick a heckler

25th- 10 years ago, Jimmy Buffett achieves first No. 1 album with "License to Chill”

26th- 40 years ago, artists graffiti London walls in promotion of the Rolling Stones’ single "It’s Only Rock 'n' Roll”

27th- 35th anniversary of Blondie’s appearance at Memphis’s famed Orpheum Theatre

28th- 60th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s first press interview

29th- 40th anniversary of the death of Cass Elliott, from the Mamas and the Papas

30th- 40th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen’s famed performance at the Troubador in Los Angeles

31st- 15 years ago, Christina Aguilera's "Genie In A Bottle" hits No. 1 on U.S. charts


1st- Lollapalooza – Day 1: Chicago

2nd- Lollapalooza – Day 2: Chicago

3rd- Lollapalooza – Day 3: Chicago

4th- 30 years ago, Prince’s "Purple Rain” hits No. 1 on U.S. album charts

5th- 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen’s homecoming date of his "Born In The U.S.A. tour” at New Jersey’s Meadowlands

6th- 10th anniversary of Rick James’s death

7th- 60 years ago, Johnny Cash marries first wife Vivian Liberto

8th- 45 years ago, the Beatles’ famed "Abbey Road” photo session takes place for the album’s cover

9th- 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones’ famed New Elizabeth Ballroom appearance in Manchester, England

10th- 50 years ago, the Beatles re-release "Do You Want To Know a Secret,” "Please Please Me,” "Love Me Do” and "Twist and Shout” for American audiences

11th- 15 years ago, KISS receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

12th- Pat Metheny turns 60

13th- 50 years ago, the Supremes record "Baby Love"

14th- Ana Matronic of the Scissor Sisters turns 40

15th- Joe Jonas turns 25

16th- 45 years ago, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young deliver famed performance at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago featuring Joni Mitchell

17th- 45 years ago, the first Woodstock festival ends in Bethel, NY

18th- 30 years ago, George Michael's "Careless Whisper” hits No. 1 on U.K. charts

19th- 15 years ago, Lauryn Hill wins New Artist of the Year at The Source Hip Hop Music Awards in Los Angeles

20th- Jamie Cullum turns 35

21st- Kelis turns 35

22nd- 50 years ago, the Supremes' "Where Did Our Love Go” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

23rd- 50th anniversary of the Beatles' famed Hollywood Bowl appearance

24th- MTV Video Music Awards

25th- Gene Simmons turns 65

26th- Adrian Young of No Doubt turns 45

27th- Sarah Neufeld of the Arcade Fire turns 35

28th- Jack Black of Tenacious D turns 45

29th- 50th anniversary of Roy Orbison’s "Pretty Woman”

30th- 45th anniversary of the famed three-day Texas Pop Festival, featuring notable performances from Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, and BB King

31st- 45th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' "Street Fighting Man”


1st- 35th anniversary of U2’s first record, "U2-3”

2nd- 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ historic Convention Hall performance in Philadelphia

3rd- Five years ago, Madonna’s Sticky and Sweet world tour emerges as music’s highest grossing solo artist tour in history

4th- 35th anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s three-night run at Madison Square Garden in New York City

5th- 50 years ago, the Animals' "House of the Rising Sun” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

6th- Nina Persson of the Cardigans turns 40

7th- 40 years ago the 101ers, featuring Joe Strummer of the Clash, make live debut

8th- Pink turns 35

9th- 30 years ago, New Kids on the Block’s "Hangin’ Tough” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

10th- 50th anniversary of Rod Stewart’s first single recording, "Good Morning Little School Girl”

11th- Five years ago, Jay-Z holds 9/11 benefit concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City

12th- Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland turns 40

13th- 20th anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G.’s "Ready to Die”

14th- 10th anniversary of Arcade Fire’s "Funeral”

15th- 10th anniversary of Johnny Ramone’s death

16th- Flo Rida turns 35

17th- 45 years ago, Paul McCartney is mistakenly reported dead by The Atlantic

18th- 10 years ago, Britney Spears marries Kevin Federline

19th- Trisha Yearwood turns 50

20th- 10th anniversary of Green Day’s "American Idiot”

21st- Jason DeRulo turns 25

22nd- 45th anniversary of the first telecast of "The Music Scene,” featuring acts such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown, and Janis Joplin

23rd- Bruce Springsteen turns 65

24th- Culture Club’s "Karma Chameleon” hits No. 1 on U.K. charts

25th- 25th anniversary of Janet Jackson’s "Rhythm Nation 1814”

26th- 45th anniversary of the Beatles' "Abbey Road”

27th- Avril Lavigne turns 30

28th- Fifth anniversary of Adam Goldstein’s (DJ AM) death

29th- 55th anniversary of Barry Goldstein’s first release on Motown Records

30th- Trey Anastasio of Phish turns 50


1st- 10th anniversary of the opening of Melbourne, AU’s "AC/DC" lane in commemoration of the band

2nd- Rob Thomas’s 15th wedding anniversary to model Marisol Maldonado, who appears in Matchbox 20’s video for “Smooth”

3rd- Austin City Limits – Day 1: Austin, TX

4th- Austin City Limits – Day 2: Austin, TX

5th- Austin City Limits – Day 3: Austin, TX

6th- 45th anniversary of the Beatles' "Something” single release, the first single written by George Harrison

7th- Simon Cowell turns 55

8th- 50 years ago, The Beatles begin recording “She’s A Woman” at Abbey Road studios

9th- Scotty McCreery turns 21

10th- Mya turns 35

11th- 5 years ago, Barbra Streisand’s album “Love is the Answer” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts, her ninth No. 1 album

12th- Martie McGuire of the Dixie Chicks turns 45

13th- 30 years ago, Stevie Wonder’s "I Just Called To Say I Love You” hits No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart

14th- Natalie Maines turns 40

15th- 40th anniversary of Abba’s first North American concert

16th- Wendy Wilson of Wilson Phillips turns 45

17th- Wyclef Jean turns 45

18th- 45 years ago, the Temptations' Can’t Get Next To You” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

19th- George McCrae, singer of '70s hit “Rock Your Baby” turns 70

20th- 35 years ago, the Eagles' "The Long Run” hits No. 1 on U.S. album charts

21st- 10 years ago, Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s “Monster Mash” is re-recorded

22nd- 45th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s “Led Zeppelin II”

23rd- Weird Al Yankovic turns 45

24th- Patti Labelle turns 44

25th- Katy Perry turns 30

26th- 10th anniversary of Apple’s special edition U2 iPod release

27th- Kelly Osbourne turns 30

28th- Ben Harper turns 45

29th- Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend turns 30

30th- Grace Slick turns 75

31st- 25th anniversary of MTV Unplugged’s first recording, featuring the British band Squeeze


1st- David Foster turns 49

2nd- Nelly turns 40

3rd- 35 years ago, the Eagles' "The Long Run” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

4th- Diddy turns 45

5th- Bryan Adams turns 55

6th- Adolph Sax, inventor of the saxophone, would celebrate 120th birthday!

7th- 10 years ago, Eminem’s "Just Lose It” hits #1 on UK charts

8th- Bonnie Raitt turns 65

9th- Sandra Denton (Pepa) of Salt-n-Pepa turns 45

10th- Chaka Khan’s "I Feel For You” hits No. 1 on UK charts

11th- 10 years ago, the UK's first music Hall of Fame held its first ceremony, inducting the Rolling Stones and Queen

12th- Omarion turns 30

13th- 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' "Little Red Rooster” single release

14th- 10 years ago, U2’s "Vertigo” hits No. 1 on UK singles charts

15th- 20th anniversary of TLC's "CrazySexyCool”

16th- Diana Krall turns 50

17th- 45 years ago, the Commodores’ "Still” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

18th- 40th anniversary of Genesis’s "The Lamb Dies Down on Broadway”

19th- 50 years ago, the Supremes become first girl group to have a No. 1 single in the UK

20th- 35 years ago, Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer’s "No More Tears, Enough Is Enough” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

21st- 10 years ago, Eminem’s "Encore” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

22nd- 20th anniversary of Pearl Jam’s "Vitalogy” album release

23rd- 40th anniversary of the Rolling Stones' "It’s Only Rock n’ Roll”

24th- 50th anniversary of the Who’s famed appearance at London’s Marquee Club

25th- 40th anniversary of Nick Drake’s death

26th- Tina Turner turns 75

27th- 45 years ago, the Rolling Stones play the first of five famed dates at New York's Madison Square Garden for their North American tour

28th- Trey Songz turns 30

29th- Rapper The Game turns 35

30th- Dick Clark’s 85th birthday


1st- Billy Paul, singer of "Me and Mrs. Jones,” turns 80

2nd- 35 years ago, Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand’s "You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

3rd- Daniel Bedingfield turns 35

4th- Jay-Z turns 45

5th- 10 years ago, U2’s "How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb” hits No. 1 on UK charts

6th- 20th anniversary of the Beatles’ "Live At The BBC”

7th- Tom Waits turns 65

8th- Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs turns 40

9th- 25 years ago, Billy Joel’s "We Didn’t Start The Fire” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

10th- Meg White turns 40

11th- 50th anniversary of Sam Cooke’s death

12th- 50 years ago, Bobby Vinton’s "Mr. Lonely” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

13th- Taylor Swift turns 25

14th- 45th anniversary of the Jackson Five’s first television appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show”

15th- 35 years ago, Pink Floyd’s "Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)” hits No. 1 on UK charts

16th- 40 years ago, guitarist Mick Taylor announces his departure from the Rolling Stones

17th- 10 years ago, Lisa Marie Presley sells Graceland to businessman Robert Sillerman

18th- 15 years ago, the Spice Girls wax figures are unveiled at London’s Madame Tussaud’s

19th- 45th anniversary of "The Beatles’ Seventh Christmas Record”

20th- 45 years ago, the Rolling Stones’ "Let It Bleed” hits No. 1 on UK album chart

21st- 45th anniversary of the Supremes’ last television appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show”

22nd- 30 years ago, Madonna’s “Like A Prayer” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

23rd- Eddie Vedder turns 50

24th- 20 years ago, Pearl Jam’s "Vitalogy” hits No. 1 on U.S. charts

25th- 60 years ago, Bing Crosby’s "White Christmas” has officially placed on Billboard’s pop chart 11 times

26th- 45 years ago, Pink Floyd’s "The Wall” hits No. 1 on U.S. chart

27th- 45 years ago, Miles Davis appears on cover of Rolling Stone

28th- Akon turns 35

29th- 30 years ago, Madonna’s "Like A Virgin" hits No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart

30th- 45 years ago, Peter Tork announces his departure from the Monkees

31st- 15 years ago the Manic Street Preachers play for a crowd of 57,000, the show setting a Guinness World Record for the largest indoor crowd ever congregated in Europe