What Happened September 3rd In Pop Music History
It’s September 3rd, and these are some of the things that happened on this day in pop music history:
- In 1990, George Michael’s sophomore album Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 was released. Michael refused to tour in support of the album or to appear in any of its videos.
- In 1967, Anni-Frid Lyngstad performed “En Ledig Dag” live on Swedish television. She would later become one of the A’s in ABBA.
- In 2010, former ELO member Mike Edwards died in England when the van he was driving was hit by a 590 kg bale of hay that rolled down a hill. He was 62.
- In 1973, Jennifer Paige, best known for her 1998 hit “Crush,” was born in Atlanta.
- In 1981, pop duo Soft Cell performed “Tainted Love” on the UK show Top Of The Pops.
And that's what popped on this day!