Re: This Day In Rock History
This Day In Rock History: August 5th
1957: American Bandstand made its network debut on ABC-TV. The show was hosted by Dick Clark. Until this day the show had been a local show in Philadelphia since 1952.
1975: Stevie Wonder signed a $13 million contract to cover seven years. The contract was the largest contract in the recording industry at the time.
1980: The Osmonds split up.
1986: Lionel Richie released the album “Dancing on the Ceiling.”