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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1954, Bing Crosby’s ‘White Christmas’ entered the Billboard Pop chart for the eleventh time.

In 1968, Led Zeppelin arrived in the United States for the very first time in preparation of their debut North American tour

British rock band Led Zeppelin, (left – right): John Paul Jones, John Bonham (1948 – 1980), Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, pose in front of an their private airliner The Starship, 1973. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

In 1982, David Bowie had a number 3 UK hit with a duet with Bing Crosby, ‘Peace On Earth – Little Drummer Boy’

In 2016, George Michael died at his home at age 53

LONDON – JULY 02: Singer George Michael performs on stage at “Live 8 London” in Hyde Park on July 2, 2005 in London, England. The free concert is one of ten simultaneous international gigs including Philadelphia, Berlin, Rome, Paris, Barrie, Tokyo, Cornwall, Moscow and Johannesburg. The concerts precede the G8 summit (July 6-8) to raising awareness for MAKEpovertyHISTORY. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)