On This Day, July 26

1939 - Kay Starr recorded "Baby Me" with Glenn Miller and his orchestra.

1942 - Judy Garland and Gene Kelly to record "For Me and My Gal."

1963 - "Mickey's Monkey" was released by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles.

1968 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney completed the song "Hey Jude."

1969 - Elvis Presley opened his first live engagement in almost eight years.

1969 - The Rolling Stones released the album "Beggar's Banquet."

1979 - A revised version of the Clash's debut album was released in the U.S.

1984 - Prince's movie "Purple Rain" premiered in Hollywood, CA.

1992 - Paul Stanley (KISS) and Pamela Bowen were married.

1999 - Clint Black played at "A Night at the Net." The event was a charity doubles tennis match that kicked off the eighth annual Mercedes-Benz Cup.

2000 - A U.S. federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against Napster, Inc. The injunction had been requested by the Recording Industry of Association of America (RIAA). The website was ordered to cease trade in music covered by RIAA member copyrights by midnight July 28, 2000.

2000 - VH-1 premiered the movie "Meatloaf: To Hell and Back."

2000 - The Beastie Boys postponed their tour with Rage Against the Machine due to Mike D.'s shoulder injury incurred July 22 in a bicycle accident.

2000 - Oasis stormed off stage after being hit with bottles, can and coins at a Swiss music festival.

Birthdays
1856 - George Bernard Shaw
1924 - Louie Bellson (Duke Ellington Band)
1928 - Stanley Kubrick
1943 - Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones)
1946 - Helen Mirren
1949 - Roger Taylor (Queen)
1959 - Kevin Spacey
1964 - Sandra Bullock

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