Fox Facts: October 24


SATURDAY OCTOBER 24th IS THE FINAL RECORD STORE DAY OF 2020!

2006 - To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its best-selling album, Def Leppard reissues Hysteria as a two-CD package.

2005 - Cream play the first of three sell-out shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

2000 - "Hybrid Theory" released by Linkin Park.

1995 - Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders sang the national anthem before Game 3 of the World Series in Cleveland.

1988 - John Fogerty's trial begins. He was accused of plagiarizing and Fogerty wins the case.

1980 - The Guinness Book of World Records presents Paul McCartney with a special rhodium album for being the best-selling songwriter in the history of recorded music, having written 43 platinum songs and sold over 100 million records.

1978 - Keith Richards pleads guilty to heroin possession in Toronto, Canada, and is given a one-year suspended sentence.

1973 - John Lennon sues the US Government alleging that he and his lawyer were bugged and wiretapped while he was fighting deportation and during the government's investigation of "radical" antiwar elements in society.

1970 - Santana's LP Abraxas hits #1.

1970 - "Lola" peaks at #9 in the US.

1963 - The Beatles left Great Britain for their first tour outside of their homeland.