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On this day: May 16

POSTED: 12:19 AM PDT May 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 15, 2013 

Joan of Arc is sainted, the first Academy Awards are handed out, SpaghettiOs debut, "Pet Sounds" and "Blonde on Blonde" hit record store shelves, and Sammy Davis Jr. and Jim Henson pass away, all on this day.

OTD May 16 - Pet Sounds
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Capitol Records

1966: The Beach Boys album "Pet Sounds" is released. The album, which included songs like "Wouldn't It Be Nice" and "God Only Knows," has since been recognized as one of the most influential records in the history of popular music and one of the best albums of the 1960s. It would reach No. 10 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.

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