This Day in Music History

7 Sep 1997

todaySeptember 7, 2022

Background

Fleetwood Mac went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘The Dance’. The album went on sell over 5 million copies in the US alone and spawned three singles in the USA: ‘Landslide’, ‘The Chain’ and ‘Silver Springs’, and earned the band three Grammy nominations in 1998.

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Historical Facts

6 Sep 1966

South African prime minister and architect of apartheid assassinated South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd is stabbed to death by a messenger during a parliamentary meeting in Cape Town. The assailant, Demetrio Tsafendas, was a Mozambique immigrant of mixed racial descent—part Greek and part Swazi. As minister of native affairs and later as South African leader, Verwoerd oversaw the introduction and application of South Africa’s racist apartheid policies.

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