October 28: Elvis Presley, Janet Jackson and REM

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On this Day in Music history, Elvis Presley knocked his own number one signal 'Hound Dog' from the top spot when his new song 'Love Me Tender' became the number one song in the country in 1956.

We all know the iconic music video, but on this day in 1989 Janet Jackson's 'Rhythm Nation 1814' album began a four-week run in the number one spot.

Back in 1997, REM drummer Bill Berry announced on this day he was leaving the successful band to become a farmer.