This Day in Music History

13 Aug 1982

todayAugust 13, 2022

Background

Major American record companies including CBS Atlantic and Warner Brothers all made staff cut-backs as the industry plunged into ‘the worst shape in its history’.

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12 Aug 30BC

Cleopatra dies by suicide Cleopatra, queen of Egypt and lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, takes her life following the defeat of her forces against Octavian, the future first emperor of Rome. Cleopatra, born in 69 B.C., was made Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt, upon the death of her father, Ptolemy XII, in 51 B.C. Her brother was made King Ptolemy XIII at the same time, and the siblings […]

todayAugust 12, 2022

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