1924: Mary Ford
1937: Tommy Dee
1940: Ringo Starr
1944: Warren Entner (Grass Roots)
1945: Jim Rodford (Argent)
1950: David Hodo (The Village People)
2006: Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd)
2000: Fred Neil (writer, “Everybody’s Talkin’”)
1956: A riot breaks out at a Fats Domino concert in San Jose, CA, with twelve injured.
1956: Johnny Cash makes his first appearance on the Grand Old Opry show in Nashville.
1956: Elvis Presley’s 18th film, Tickle Me, opens in the US.
1968: The folk trio Peter, Paul, and Mary appear as the “mystery guest” on CBS-TV’s What’s My Line?
1968: The Yardbirds disband immediately after a gig in Luton, England.
1971: Bjorn Ulvaeus and Agnetha Faltskog of ABBA are married in Verum, Sweden.
1971: The Carpenters debut their variety summer replacement series, Make Your Own Kind Of Music, on NBC.
1975: The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards is arrested in Arkansas for reckless driving and firearm possession.
1989: Compact discs begin to outsell vinyl records for the first time.
1998: Along with his financial partner Don Barden, Michael Jackson announces plans to build an entertainment complex in Detroit called “The Majestic Kingdom.” It never materializes.
2001: The Pointer Sisters’ June Pointer completes her court-ordered rehab for cocaine.
1956: The Platters, “My Prayer”
1969: John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band, “Give Peace A Chance”
1973: Paul McCartney and Wings, “Live And Let Die”
1959: The Everly Brothers, “Till I Kissed You”
1968: Elvis Presley, “Charro”
1969: The Beatles, “Here Comes The Sun”
1962: David Rose’s “The Stripper” hits #1
1973: Billy Preston’s “Will It Go Round In Circles” hits #1