Daily Dose of Music History – August 19, 2015

The Monkees

Daily Dose of Music History (August 19, 2015). On this day in 1968, after 58 episodes, the final Monkees TV show airs on NBC. Since its initial run, almost every major cable network has aired re-runs of the show, including a popular stint on CBS from 1969-1972.

Happy Birthday: Ginger Baker (drums, Cream), Ian Gillan (vocals, Deep Purple), and John Deacon (bass, Queen).