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Births

1944 : James Patrick "Jimmy" Page is born in Heston, Middlesex, England. He was a session musician in England before forming The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.
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Awards and Honors (2)

1991 : Sinead O'Connor is named Worst-Dressed Woman of 1990 in Mr. Blackwell's annual list.
2013 : The 39th People's Choice Awards honoring talent of 2012. Pop boy-band One Direction takes honors for Favorite Album (Up All Night) and Favorite Song ("What Makes You Beautiful"). Katy Perry scoops up awards for Favorite Music Video ("Part of Me"), Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Pop Artist, and even Favorite Music Fan Following for her fan club, the Katycats.

Band Dynamics (1)

1963 : Charlie Watts becomes The Rolling Stones' drummer.

Births (16)

1839 : John Knowles Paine
1941 : Joan Baez
1941 : Singer Roy Head is born in Three Rivers, Texas. Known for the 1965 soul song "Treat Her Right."
1943 : Dick Yount (Harpers Bizarre)
1943 : Kenneth Kelly (The Manhattans)
1944 : James Patrick "Jimmy" Page is born in Heston, Middlesex, England. He was a session musician in England before forming The Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.
1948 : Cassie Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
1948 : Paul King (Mungo Jerry)
1950 : Steve McRay (.38 Special)
1951 : Crystal Gayle
1953 : David Johansen, lead singer of New York Dolls, is born in Staten Island, New York.
1963 : Eric Erlandson (Hole)
1967 : Carl Bell (Fuel)
1967 : Steve Harwell (Smash Mouth)
1967 : Dave Matthews (The Dave Matthews Band)
1978 : A.J. McLean (Backstreet Boys)

Certifications and Milestones (1)

1960 : Patsy Cline becomes a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Charts (1)

1965 : The Beatles' Beatles 65 jumps from #98 to #1 on the Billboard album chart in one week's time.

Innovations (1)

2007 : John Mayer joins Apple CEO Steve Jobs onstage at the Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco to introduce the new iPhone.

Legal Issues (2)

1973 : The Rolling Stones' tour of Japan is canceled when Mick Jagger can't get a visa because of a drug arrest four years earlier.
2005 : Neo soul singer D'Angelo is arrested for drunk driving in his Richmond, Virginia, hometown. He is also charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.

Marriages and Breakups (1)

1973 : Lou Reed marries a cocktail waitress named Betty. Not much is known of this union, but apparently it doesn't last very long.

TV, Radio, Press (1)

2012 : The White Stripes frontman Jack White appears on the History Channel show American Pickers. In the episode, White buys a stuffed elephant head for the sticker price of $12,500.
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