February 12: Motown, The Police and David Bowie

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This Day in Music history proved to be a successful one for Motown. The record label saw their first million-selling single in 1961 with Smokey Robinson and The Miracles 'Shop Around.'

On this day in 1977, the English rock group The Police was recording their first single 'Fall Out' at a studio in London, England.

Also on this day in 1997, David Bowie received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.