This Day in History: 2022-03-06

March 6
1950: Marie-Michele Desrosiers of Beau Dommage is born in St. Therese, Quebec.

1969: Seeds of Time are in Vancouver for a show at The Light Fantastic Club.

1970: Troyka releases the single, “Natural.”

1971: The Bells enter the US charts with “Stay Awhile,” and would eventually peak in the top 10.

1976: BTO begin a two week run at #33 on Billboard’s chart with “Take It Like A Man.”

1977: Burton Cummings‘ “Stand Tall” peaks at #14 on the New Zealand pop chart.

1980: Anne Murray releases her SOMEBODY’S WAITING album.

1981: Harlequin end a two-night run in Ottawa at Barrymore’s Music Hall.

1982: Chilliwack peak in the Canadian top 20 with “I Believe.” It also happens to peak at #33 in the US on this day.

1979: Blue Peter and Battered Wives are in Toronto for the second of a two night gig at Picadilly Tube.

1986: Doug & The Slugs release the album, POPOGANDA.

1986: FM opens for Rush at Maple Leaf Gardens for the first of a two-night stay in Toronto.

1987: Bryan Adams releases the single, “In The Heat of the Night.”

1987: Blue Rodeo release their debut album, OUTSKIRTS.

1995: Shania Twain enters the Canadian album charts with THE WOMAN IN ME. It goes on to #1 in several countries, and becomes the biggest selling country album of all time.

1996: Steppenwolf are in Orlando, Florida for a show at the Hard Rock Cafe.

1999: Tragically Hip are in Red Deer for a show at The Centrium.

2001: Stompin’ Tom Connors releases the song, “Erika Nordby,” about the Toronto toddler who wandered outside in the middle of the night and managed to survive.

2001: The crew of the international space station wake up to Prism‘s “Spaceship Superstar.”

2002: Clayton Bellamy releases his debut album, EVERYONE’S A DREAMER, and the title track as the first single.

2010: Gord Bamford releases his new album, IS IT FRIDAY YET?

2010: KD Lang peaks at #61 on Billboard’s chart with “Hallelujah!”

2012: Said The Whale release their LITTLE MOUNTAIN album.

2013: Stompin’ Tom Connors dies at the age of 77.

2013: The Sheepdogs‘ debut album is certified gold in Canada for 50,000 copies.

2016: Streetheart is among the performers in Regina during the TeleMiracle telethon.

2018: Doors & Fours release their single and video, “So Hard.”

2019: Terry Danko releases his new single, “Spellbound.”

2020: Harem Scarem<\a> release their new album, CHANGE THE WORLD.