1942: Bing Crosby recorded "White Christmas".
1959: There's nothing like a summer outdoor rock concert and on this date, one of the first outdoor rock concerts was at Herndon Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. Ray Charles, B.B. King and Jimmy Reed performed in front of nine thousand people .
1961: "Travelin' Man" became Ricky Nelson's only #1 besides "Poor Little Fool". Shep & the Limelights had #2--"Daddy's Home". Roy Orbison slid into third with "Running Scared".
1962: "Moon River" by Henry Mancini won Record of the Year at the Grammy Awards. Chubby Checker won a Grammy for Best Rock & Roll Recording for "Let's Twist Again".
1963: Del Shannon's cover of "From Me To You" became the first Lennon & McCartney song to chart.
1965: Bob Dylan's Bringing It All Back Home was the #1 album in the U.K.