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Subject: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/04/16 at 10:27 pm

November 4th 1984, Prince played the first of seven nights at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan at the start of his 87-date North American Purple Rain tour. The outing marked the live debut of his new band The Revolution.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/09/16 at 6:38 pm

November 9th 1991, Prince and the New Power Generation started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Cream', a No.15 hit in the UK.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/10/16 at 6:46 am

November 10th 2006 - In Las Vegas, Prince debuted his new show at the club 3121. The club had been renamed from Club Rio.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/10/16 at 7:21 am

November 10th 1979 - Prince's single "I Wanna Be Your Lover" hit #5 on the U.S. R&B chart.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/11/16 at 7:45 am

November 11th 1982, Prince kicked off his 87-date '1999' North American tour at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/24/16 at 6:24 pm

November 24th 1994 - Prince performed "Peach" on the European MTV Awards. He claimed the song was a "cover tune by a good friend."

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/01/16 at 5:36 am

December 1st 1987 - Prince decided to cancel the release of "The Black Album." It was only a week away from release.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/01/16 at 7:47 am

December 1st 1978 - Prince's single "I Wanna Be Your Lover" hit #1 on the U.S. R&B chart.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/01/16 at 4:55 pm

December 1st 1993 - Prince's albums "The Hits/The B-Sides", "The Hits I" were certified gold by the RIAA.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/02/16 at 8:04 pm

December 2nd 1993 - Prince's album "The Hits I" was certified gold by the RIAA.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/02/16 at 8:33 pm

December 2nd 2006 - Prince signed a licensing agreement for the release of the perfume "3121."

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/03/16 at 5:32 pm

December 3rd 1987 - Prince began recording the album "Lovesexy."

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/03/16 at 6:38 pm

December 3rd 1995 - Prince opened the inaugural VH1 Fashion Awards. He lip-synched the song P-Control (Housemix).

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/04/16 at 9:28 pm

December 4th 1980, Prince played the first night on his 31 date Dirty Mind North American tour at Shea’s in Buffalo, New York. After being told by his managers he couldn't wear spandex pants without any underwear, Prince began performing in a long trench coat, black high heeled boots and leggings, and bikini brief trunks.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/05/16 at 9:53 pm

December 5th 1984 - Prince's single "Purple Rain" was certified gold by the RIAA.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/05/16 at 10:12 pm

December 5th 1988 - Prince's album "Lovesexy" was certified gold by the RIAA.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/06/16 at 7:16 am

December 6th 1991 - Steve Fargnoli filed a $5 million suit against Prince alleging that the song "Jughead" was about him.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/06/16 at 6:20 pm

December 6th 1993 - Prince's video "The Hits Collection" was certified gold by the RIAA.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/07/16 at 2:04 am

1995 - Prince's album "The Gold Experience" was certified gold by the RIAA.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/07/16 at 9:11 pm

December 7th 2010 - Prince was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/08/16 at 8:14 am

December 8th 1984 - The video for Chaka Khan's "I Feel For You" was aired on "American Bandstand." The song was originally written and performed by Prince.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/09/16 at 7:59 am

December 9th 1981 - Prince's concert in Houston, TX, was filmed for a planned documentary. The documentary was never released.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/31/16 at 7:58 pm

December 31st 1999 - "Rave Un2 The Joy 2000" was aired. Prince had recorded the show on December 18, 1999 at Paisley Park Studios.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/11/17 at 6:50 pm

January 11th 1983 - Prince's album "1999" was certified gold by the RIAA.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/15/17 at 7:51 am

March 15th 1986, The Bangles were at No.2 on the UK singles chart with 'Manic Monday', a song written by Prince under the pseudonym Christopher, it also made No.2 in the US, held of No.1 by Prince with 'Kiss'.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/15/17 at 5:59 pm

April 15th 2016 - Prince's private jet made an emergency landing in Quad City, IL. Prince was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 04/16/17 at 5:07 pm

April 16th 1994, Prince had his first UK No.1 with 'The Most Beautiful Girl In The World', (his 37th single release). It was his first release since changing his stage name to an unpronounceable symbol.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/03/17 at 10:43 pm

May 3rd 2001 - Prince appeared on the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno. He also made an appearance the next night.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 05/05/17 at 12:36 am

May 4th 1994 - Prince was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to the Music Industry and he performed "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" at the 6th annual World Music Awards in Monte Carlos, Monaco.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/12/17 at 12:02 pm

August 12th 1986, Prince started a run of five nights at Wembley Arena, London, his first UK shows for five years.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/17/17 at 3:47 am

August 17th 1983 - Prince's song "Delirious" was released.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/23/17 at 7:55 am

August 23rd 1994 - Prince released the home video "3 Chains O' Gold."

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/24/17 at 7:33 am

August 24th 1979 - "I Wanna Be Your Lover" by Prince was released. It was his first U.S. hit.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/02/17 at 11:34 am

September 2nd 1981 - The single "Controversy" was released by Prince.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/03/17 at 11:42 pm

September 3rd 1994 - Prince/The Artist appeared on "Soul Train" as the bass player for Nona Gaye on the song "Love Sign."

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/08/17 at 1:33 pm

October 8th 1980 - Prince released the album "Dirty Mind".

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/12/17 at 12:09 pm

October 12th 2016, Prince and David Bowie were both new entries in the latest list of top-earning dead celebrities compiled by Forbes. Prince's pre-tax income from 1 October 2015 to 1 October 2016 was estimated at $25m (£20.5m) by the business magazine, putting him fifth in the list. Bowie, meanwhile, was ranked at 11th for an estimated income of $10.5m (£8.5m). Both, however, are dwarfed by Michael Jackson who topped the list once again with a record-breaking estimated income of $825m (£672.8m).

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 10/19/17 at 8:36 am

October 19th 1979 - Prince's second album "Prince" was released.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/02/17 at 1:33 pm

November 2nd 1990 - "Graffiti Bridge," Prince's fourth film, co-starring Tevin Campbell and Mavis Staples opened.

Subject: Re: Today in Prince (and The Revolution) History

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/09/17 at 9:21 am

November 9th 1991, Prince and the New Power Generation started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Cream', a No.15 hit in the UK.

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