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Album - Notable Historical Events

Elvis PresleyDec 11, 1961

Barbra StreisandOct 31, 1964

Yoko OnoAug 31, 1968

John LennonNov 11, 1968

Bob DylanFeb 17, 1969

Charles MansonMar 1, 1970

Paul McCartneyApr 17, 1970

Ringo StarrSep 25, 1970

Elton JohnNov 16, 1970

George HarrisonNov 27, 1970

Billy JoelJul 18, 1980

Michael JacksonDec 1, 1982

MadonnaFeb 9, 1985

Janet JacksonMar 11, 1991

Enrique IglesiasJul 12, 1995

Tupac ShakurFeb 13, 1996

EminemFeb 23, 1999

ShakiraAug 12, 1999

Josh GrobanNov 20, 2001

Nicki MinajFeb 9, 2011

Ariana GrandeApr 27, 2014

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Album - Historical Events
Date Event
1945-03-15

Billboard publishes its 1st album chart (King Cole Trio is #1)

1951-08-31

1st 33 1/3 album introduced in Dusseldorf

1956-09-08

Harry Belafonte's album "Calypso," goes to #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks

1958-05-19

South Pacific soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks

1961-12-11

Elvis Presley's "Blue Hawaii" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 20 wks

1961-12-13

Jimmy Dean's Big Bad John album is country music 1st million $ seller

1962-05-05

West Side Story soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album

1962-12-15

Vaughn Meader's "1st Family," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 12 wks

1963-02-11

Beatles tape 10 tracks for their 1st album

1963-03-22

Beatles release 1st album, "Please Please Me"

1963-11-22

The Beatles release their second album "With the Beatles" in UK

1964-01-20

"Meet The Beatles" album released in US

1964-01-27

"Introducing the Beatles" album released in US

1964-02-03

"Meet the Beatles" album goes Gold

1964-02-15

Beatles' "Meet the Beatles!," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 11 weeks

1964-05-02

Beatles' "Beatles' 2nd Album" goes #1 & stays #1 for for 5 weeks

1964-06-10

Rolling Stones record their 12x5 album at Chess Studios in Chicago

1964-06-25

WMCA (NYC) plays Beatles' Hard Days Night Album (10 days prior to its scheduled release date), they decide to release it June 26th

1964-06-26

Beatles release "A Hard Day's Night" album

1964-07-25

Beatles' album "A Hard Day's Night" goes #1 & stays #1 for 14 weeks

1964-10-31

Barbra Streisand's "People" album goes #1 for 5 weeks

1964-12-04

Beatles release "Beatles For Sale" album

1965-01-09

Beatles' 65 album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks

1965-01-15

Rock group Who releases 1st album "I Can't Explain"

1965-06-14

Beatles release album "Beatles VI"

1965-07-10

Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks

1965-08-06

Beatles release "Help" album in UK

1965-09-11

Beatles' "Help!," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks

1966-01-08

Beatles' "Rubber Soul," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks

1966-03-12

Love's 1st album released "Love"

1966-03-25

Beatles pose with mutilated dolls & butchered meat for the cover of the "Yesterday & Today" album, It is later pulled

1966-07-30

Beatles' "Yesterday... & Today" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks

1966-08-05

Beatles release "Revolver" album in US

1966-09-10

Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks

1967-12-08

Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album is released in UK

1968-01-06

Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 8 weeks

1968-05-30

Beatles begin work on their only double album "Beatles"

1968-08-31

Private Eye magazine reports a John Lennon & Yoko Ono album will have a picture of them nude on cover

1968-10-14

Beatles "White Album" completed

1968-11-11

John Lennon & Yoko Ono appear nude on cover of "2 Virgins" album

1968-11-22

Beatles release "Beatles" (White Album), their only double album

1968-11-29

John & Yoko release their 1st album "Two Virgins" in UK

1968-12-28

Beatles' "Beatles-White Album," goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks

1969-01-03

John Lennon's "2 Virgins" album declared pornographic in NJ

1969-01-09

Beatles release "Yellow Submarine" single and its album "Revolver" in the US

1969-01-11

Jethro Tull's This Was Jethro Tull album debuts

1969-01-17

Debut album of Led Zeppelin released in US

1969-01-23

Cream releases their last album "Goodbye"

1969-02-13

Mary Hopkin's Postcard album on Apple is released

1969-02-17

Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash record an album; it was never released.

1969-02-25

Beatles begin recording Abbey Road album

1969-09-26

Beatles release "Abbey Road" album

1969-11-01

The Beatles' "Abbey Road" album goes #1 in US & stays #1 for 11 weeks

1969-11-07

John & Yoko release their 2nd album "Wedding Album" in UK

1969-12-19

Beatle's 7th Christmas album is released

1970-02-26

Beatles release "Beatles Again" aka "Hey Jude" album

1970-03-01

Charles Manson's album "Lie" is released

1970-03-27

Ringo releases his 1st solo album "Sentimental Journey"

1970-04-17

Paul McCartney's 1st solo album "McCartney" is released

1970-05-08

Beatles release "Let it Be" album

1970-06-13

Beatles' "Let It Be" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 4 weeks

1970-09-25

Ringo Starr releases his album "Beaucoups of Blues"

1970-11-16

Elton John records a show in New York City which was later released as his 11-17-70 album

1970-11-27

George Harrison releases 3 album set "All Things Must Pass"

1970-11-30

George Harrison releases his triple album set "All Things Must Pass"

1971-05-28

Paul McCartney releases his 2nd solo album "Ram"

1971-06-09

Paul McCartney's album "Ram" goes gold

1971-09-09

John Lennon releases "Imagine" album

1971-12-07

Wings release their 1st album "Wild Life"

1972-01-10

Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK

1972-06-10

Elvis Presley records a live album at NY's Madison Square Garden

1973-05-26

Beatles' "Beatles 1967-1970" album goes #1

1973-07-25

George Harrison pays £1,000,000 tax on his Bangladesh concert & album

1973-11-09

Ringo Starr releases "Ringo" album

1973-11-16

John Lennon releases "Mind Games" album

1973-12-05

Paul McCartney releases album "Band on the Run" album

1974-03-11

Rhino Store gives people 5 cents to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album

1974-03-25

Barbra Streisand records the album "Butterfly"

1974-10-04

John Lennon releases "Walls & Bridges" album

1974-12-20

George Harrison releases his "Dark Horse" album in UK

1975-02-21

John Lennon releases "Rock 'n' Roll" album

1975-05-30

Wings release "Venus & Mars" album

1975-10-03

George Harrison releases "Extra Texture" album in UK

1976-01-16

Peter Frampton released platinum live album "Frampton Comes Alive"

1976-03-26

Wings release "Wings at the Speed of Sound" album

1976-09-17

Ringo Starr releases "Ringo's Rotogravure" album

1976-12-10

Wings release triple album "Wings Over America"

1977-02-19

Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album released

1977-04-02

Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks

1977-04-06

Judge rules Beatles 1962 Hamburg album can be released

1977-09-30

Ringo Starr releases "Ringo the 4th" album

1978-01-02

Rhino Records releases their 1st album "Wildmania"

1978-01-21

Bee Gees' "Saturday Night Fever" album goes #1 for 24 weeks

1978-03-31

Wings release "London Town" album

1978-06-16

Ringo releases "Bad Boy" album; Wings releases "I've Had Enough"

1979-02-23

George Harrison releases "George Harrison" album

1979-06-08

Wings release "Back to the Egg" album

1980-05-16

Paul McCartney releases "McCartney II" album

1980-07-18

Billy Joel's Glass Houses album tops charts

1980-10-25

Barbra Streisand's "Guilty" album goes #1 for 3 weeks & her single "Woman In Love," goes #1 for 3 weeks

1980-11-17

John Lennon releases "Double Fantasy" album in UK

1981-11-20

Ringo releases "Stop & Smell Roses" album

1982-09-10

Decca releases Beatle audition "Complete Silver Beatles" album

1982-11-05

George Harrison releases "Gone Troppo" album

1982-12-01

Michael Jackson releases his album "Thriller"

1983-02-26

Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 weeks

1983-06-16

Ringo releases "Old Wave" album in West Germany

1983-10-31

Paul McCartney releases "Pipes of Peace" album

1984-01-27

John & Yoko release "Milk & Honey" album

1984-04-21

After 37 weeks "Thriller" is knocked off as top album by "Footloose"

1984-08-04

Prince's "Purple Rain" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 24 weeks

1985-02-09

Madonna's "Like a Virgin," album goes #1 for 3 weeks

1985-08-07

Barbra Streisand records "Broadway Album"

1985-12-21

Heart's "Heart" album goes #1

1986-02-10

"John Lennon: Live in NYC" album is released posthumously

1986-08-16

Madonna's "True Blue" album goes #1 for 5 weeks & her single

1986-09-01

Paul McCartney releases "Press to Play" album

1986-11-03

John Lennon "Menlove Avenue" album released posthumously

1987-10-10

Bruce Springsteen releases his 9th album "Tunnel of Love"

1987-11-17

The Madonna compilation album "You Can Dance" is released

1988-10-19

Roxette releases "Roxette Look Sharp!" album

1989-10-23

George Harrison releases "Best of Dark Horse 1976-89" album

1990-02-06

Steve Briers of Wales recited the entire lyrics of Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" in 9 minutes & 58.44 seconds backwards!

1990-11-15

Producers confirm that Milli Vanilli didn't sing on their album

1991-02-02

Sting scores his second UK No.1 album with 'The Soul Cages'

1991-03-11

Janet Jackson signs $40M 3 album deal with Virgin records

1991-03-20

Michael Jackson signs $65M 6 album deal with Sony records

1992-06-02

Wilson Phillips release their 2nd album "Shadows & Light"

1994-11-30

Beatles' 1st album in 25 years, "Live at the BBC", is released in Britain

1995-07-12

Enrique Iglesias releases his first album, "Enrique Iglesias"

1996-02-13

Rapper Tupac Shakur releases his 4th studio album 'All Eyez on Me'

1997-11-17

Metallica release the album "ReLoad"

1999-02-23

Hip Hop artist Eminem releases his first major record album 'The Slim Shady LP' (Grammy 2000 - Rap album)

1999-06-27

The Chemical Brothers go to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Surrender', their second No.1 album

1999-08-12

Shakira records her first live album in New York City, titled "MTV Unplugged"

2000-05-23

Eminem releases 3rd studio album 'The Marshall Mathers LP', is fastest ever selling studio album (Grammy - Best Rap Album 2001)

2001-11-13

Shakira's fifth studio album and first English language album, "Laundry Service", is released

2001-11-20

Josh Groban releases his debut album "Josh Groban"

2009-07-13

"She Wolf", the lead single from Shakira's eighth album, premiers

2011-02-09

Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday album reached number one on the Billboard 200 in its eleventh week on the chart.

2013-05-10

Agnetha Faltskog releases a new album called "A"

2014-04-27

Ariana Grande's first single from her second debut album, "Problem" featuring Iggy Azalea, is released

2016-01-28

Rihanna releases 'Anti' album

2016-02-17

Kanye West's new album pirated over 500000 times

2016-10-19

Chuck Berry announces new album on 90th birthday

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Album - Birthdays
Date Event
1847-02-16

Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, German composer (Album polonaise)

1926-01-13

Carolyn Heilbrun, [Amanda Cross], author (Lady Ottoline's Album)

1928-02-20

Jerzy Kownas, Album polski

1929-05-30

Ryszard Frelek, Album polski

1935-12-19

Jenõ Ranschburg, Családi album

1945-06-29

Marek Gajewski, Album polski

1956-9-05

Dave Lewis, Led Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti - A Classic Album Under Review

1967-08-20

Henri-François Imbert, No Pasaran, Souvenir Album

1970-08-06

Arne Zank, Tocotronic produzieren Album Nr. 8: Kapitulation

1975-06-25

Vladimir Kramnik, Album 61

1982-06-28

Vocab, Jay-Z Album Release Party

1991-07-09

Spencer Elden, Baby/Model on Nirvana (band)'s Nevermind album

1992-06-16

Daniel Cuzzetto, CKY: Infiltrate, Destroy, Rebuild - The Video Album

1992-12-06

William Alexander McClam, It's Coming (Album Promo)

1998-12-29

Cade Olivas, Family Album

2007-08-02

Jennifer Duggar, Duggars' Big Family Album

Album - Deaths
Date Event
1916-07-16

Ludwig P Scharwenka, German composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70

1917-07-16

Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, Ger composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70

1950-03-06

Lew Lehr, Album of Animals

1992-07-22

David Wojuarowicz, artist (U2 album cover), dies of AIDs at 37

1995-08-11

Marek Gajewski, Album polski

2007-10-21

Ryszard Frelek, Album polski

2011-03-10

Jenõ Ranschburg, Családi album


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