On This Day in Music in 1975, The Carpenters’ “Mr. Postman” hits #1 on the singles chart. Moving ahead to 1981, Alicia Keys is born in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen. Fast Forward to 2010, when on this day KISS rings the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange, as they team up with the folks at Dr. Pepper to celebrate the soft drink’s 125th anniversary. Stepping back to 1980, on this day Paul McCartney is released from a 10 day stay at the Tokyo Narcotics Detention Center, where he is known as Inmate Number 22.