Musings On Music History: The Day Van Halen Hit The Top, The Day We Were The World, and The Day The Music Died

01.28: Tying back in to Mr. Van Halen’s b-day two days prior, this day in 1984 saw Van Halen’s 1984 hit the album charts for an impressive run of rock popularity, churning out hits such as “Jump,” “Panama,” and “Hot For Teacher,” which itself spawned one of the best videos to ever impress impressionable young…