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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1979, Pink Floyd started a five week run at number 1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)’

In 1984, ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ by Band Aid entered the UK chart at number 1 and stayed at the top for five weeks

In 2001, Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh was given an honorary Doctorate of Music from Kent State University in Ohio.

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – MAY 29: Joe Walsh performs during Joe Walsh & Bad Company One Hell Of A Night Tour – at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre on May 29, 2016 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Born on this day in 1949, actor & singer Don Johnson

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – AUGUST 05: Actor Don Johnson speaks onstage during the ‘Blood & Oil’ panel discussion at the ABC Entertainment portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 5, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)