1920 - Art Van Damme, accordionist, bandleader (Art Van Damme Quintet), Capitol Records artist (the Quintet accompanied The Dinning Sisters on their Capitol Records single "Buttons And Bows"), is born in Norway, Michigan
ON THIS DAY IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1948 - Nat "King" Cole's Capitol Records single "Nature Boy" is #1 on The Billboard magazine's Record Possibilities - The Retailers Pick chart and debuts at #11 on the magazine's Records Most Played By Disk Jockeys chart. It's flipside, The King Cole Trio's "Lost April", is #3 on the magazine's Record Possibilities - The Disk Jockeys Pick chart
1964 - Capitol Records is granted an injunction restraining Vee Jay Records from further manufacturing, distributing or advertising recordings by The Beatles
1973 - Apple Records, with Capitol Records handling distribution in the United States, releases Paul McCartney And Wings' single "My Love" from their album "Red Rose Speedway" with "The Mess" on the flipside
1983 - The Tubes' Capitol Records single "She's A Beauty", with "When You're Ready To Come" on the flipside, enters Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart
1990 - Capitol Records releases Lacy J. Dalton's album "Lacy J."
ON THIS DAY NOT QUITE IN CAPITOL RECORDS HISTORY
1951 - Future Capitol Records artist Judy Garland begins a four-week appearance at The London Palladium in London, England
1983 - Kenny Rogers and Sheena Easton's Liberty Records (later renamed Capitol Records Nashville) single "We've Got Tonight", (Liberty 1492) with Rogers' "You Are So Beautiful" on the flipside, hits #1 on Billboard magazine's Hot Country Singles chart.