The Rolling Stones Released 'Brown Sugar'

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Undated -- Today In Entertainment History:

On April 13, 1958, Van Cliburn became the first American to win the Tchaikovsky International Piano Contest in Moscow.

In 1964, the movie "Tom Jones" won the best picture and best director Academy Awards. Sidney Poitier became the first black performer in a leading role to win an Oscar for his work in the movie "Lilies of the Field."

In 1965, the Song of the Year Grammy Award went to "Hello, Dolly." The Beatles captured the best new artist award and won the best group performance award for "A Hard Day's Night."

In 1967, The Rolling Stones played their first concert behind the Iron Curtain, in Warsaw, Poland. Riot police had to step in to deal with 2,000 people who weren't able to get tickets.

In 1971, The Rolling Stones released "Brown Sugar," the first record on their own label, Rolling Stone Records.

In 1979, singer David Lee Roth of Van Halen collapsed onstage in Spokane, Wash., due to exhaustion.

In 1989, entertainer Jack Jones received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He's probably best known for singing the "Love Boat" theme.

In 2000, Metallica sued the online song-swapping service Napster for copyright infringement.

In 2009, music producer Phil Spector was found guilty of second degree murder in the death of actress Lana Clarkson in 2003. It was his second trial. His first ended in mistrial.

Associated Press

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