On this day: May 16

POSTED: 12:19 AM PDT May 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 15, 2014 

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 - When Doves Cry
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Warner Bros. Records

1984: Prince's song "When Doves Cry" is released. The lead single from his 1984 album "Purple Rain," the song became a worldwide hit and his first American No. 1 single, topping the charts for five weeks.

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