queer culture for march 9
March 9, 1976
Queen’s “A Night At The Opera” album was certified Gold. It would go on to be a Platinum seller in America with worldwide sales of over six million copies. At the time, it was reported to be the most expensive album ever produced and took its name from the Marx Brothers film A Night at the Opera, which the band watched one night at the studio complex where they were recording.
David Bowie appeared at the Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville, Florida.
Dead Or Alive were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘You Spin Me Round (Like A Record). It was the first No.1 for the production team of Stock, Aitken and Waterman who went on to produce over 100 UK Top 40 hits.
Whitney Houston continued to own the #1 song on the R&B chart with “All The Man That I Need”.