Today In Music History: Prince Has A Hit With "Cream"

by   Jade

Birthdays:

Sandy Denton, aka the Pepa in Salt-N-Pepa, is 48.

Today In:

1967 - The first issue of Rolling Stone Magazine was published in San Francisco. It featured a photo of John Lennon on the cover, dressed in army fatigues while acting in his recent film, How I Won the War and the first issue had a free roach clip.

1968 - Led Zeppelin played their first ever London show when they appeared at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm on the same bill as John Lee Hooker. Robert Plant married his girlfriend Maureen in London on this day and held the reception at the gig.

1975 - In a somewhat surreal gig, David Bowie sang a duet with Cher on her TV show. The bizarre medley included "Young Americans," "Song Sung Blue," "One," "Da Doo Ron Ron," "Wedding Bell Blues" and "Day Tripper."

1996 - Oasis singer Liam Gallagher was arrested after being stopped by police in London's Oxford Street and charged with possession of a class A controlled substance

1999 - Gary Glitter appeared at Bristol Crown Court, England charged with seducing and sexually humiliating a 14 year-old girl. The charges related back to 1980.

History Highlight:

Today in 1991, Prince and the New Power Generation started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with "Cream". The song was taken from the 1991 album Diamonds and Pearls. Prince states that he wrote the song while standing in front of a mirror. Um, ew?