On This Day: January 24

January 24th, 2024 by Liz Kosik

by Liz Kosik ’25

1. 2018: American musician and actor, Kid Rock, announced he would create a non-profit organization to promote voter registration and engagement.

2. 2017: English musician, Ed Sheeran, released his chart-topping single “Shape of You,” which went on to become one of the best-selling singles worldwide.

3. 1992: Nirvana played their first-ever show in Australia at the Phoenician Club in Sydney. Also on the bill, Tumbleweed and The Meanies.

4. 1984: American singer and songwriter, Madonna, achieved her first top 10 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart with the single “Holiday.”

5. 1965: The Beatles made their first appearance on the US singles chart, with their hit song “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”

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