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On This Day In Music History

Michael Jackson smiles as he steps of the a subway car during the filming of the long-form music video for his song 'Bad,' directed by Martin Scorcese, New York, New York, 1987. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

On this day in 1978, Rod Stewart was at number 1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy’

 

In 1983, MTV aired Michael Jackson’s 14-minute ‘Thriller’ music video for the first time

Born on this day in 1960, Rick Savage; bassist for Def Leppard

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 21: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Rick Savage of Def Leppard performs onstage during the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 21, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)