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2000Destiny's Child, Mary J. Blige, and Angie Stone each take home two trophies at the 2000 Soul Train Lady Of Soul Awards, held at the Santa Monica, Calif., Civic Auditorium and hosted by Sisqo, Pink, and actor Shemar Moore.
1997Sir Rudolph Bing, the autocratic impressario who propelled New York's Metropolitan Opera to new heights in popularity and artistic achievement during 22 years as general manager, dies at the age of 95.
1997Pioneering Latin-rock act WAR releases its 20th album, "Coleccion Latina," on Avenue Records.
1996Composer Otto Luening dies at the age of 96.
1996Violinist Cyril Reuben dies at the age of 70.
1995A seven-hour concert with dozens of stars, including Jerry Lee Lewis, Aretha Franklin and Bob Dylan, caps the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.
1987The Amnesty International Tour starts in London, starring Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel and Tracy Chapman.
1986While still in school, 16-year-old Debbie Gibson signs a contract with Atlantic Records and begins recording the album ``Out of the Blue.''
1980No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``Upside Down,'' Diana Ross. The song stays at No. 1 for four weeks, the longest reign of any Ross song.
1976The first issue of Musician magazine is published.
1963No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``My Boyfriend's Back,'' The Angels. The group is the first white all-female group to have a No. 1 record.
1943Singer Rosalind Ashford of Martha & the Vandellas is born in Detroit.

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