June 20th: On this Day In Music History
|1948, Toast Of The Town, which would later be called The Ed Sullivan Show, premiered on CBS-TV. |
The first show was produced on a budget of $1,375. Only $375 was allocated for talent and $200 of that
was shared by the young stars of that night's program, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.
|1953, Eddie Fisher was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'I'm Walking Behind You'. The American singer|
had a variety television series, Coke Time with Eddie Fisher on NBC from 1953–1957.
|1963, Gerry And The Pacemakers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'I Like It', the group's second No.1.|
1964, Touring Australia The Beatles played a third night at Sydney Stadium in Sydney.