2015 Lady Gaga gets engaged to actor Taylor Kinney. She confirms the news two days later by posting a photo of the heart-shaped diamond ring on Instagram with the caption, "He gave me his heart on Valentine's Day, and I said YES!"
2010 Blues musician Lil' Dave Thompson dies in a car accident at age 40.
2009 Jazz drummer Louie Bellson dies at age 84 of Parkinson's disease and complications from a broken hip.
2006 The Veronicas' debut studio album, The Secret Life of..., is released in the US.
2006 English pop singer Lynden David Hall dies at age 40 of complications from a stem cell treatment he received to treat Hodgkin's lymphoma.
2006 Willie Nelson issues the single "Cowboys Are Frequently, Secretly Fond of Each Other."
2002 Sweet drummer Mick Tucker dies of leukemia at age 54.
1999 Rocker Buddy Knox dies of lung cancer at age 65.
1999 The Deftones, on the final stop of their tour opening for Black Sabbath, find that their truck has been stolen from the parking lot of the Holiday Inn in Dearborn, Michigan. Taken are all of the band's backline equipment and instruments, including several of Chi Chings' Precision Fender Bass guitars, and Stephen Carpenter's custom-made guitars and racks.
1998 Madonna performs at New York nightclub the Roxy, making her first club performance in over 10 years.
1998 Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds is named Entertainer of the Year at the 29th NAACP Image Awards.
1997 Country artist Ty England and wife Shanna welcome their third child, Levi Wyatt.
1994 The Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia marries Deborah Koons.
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2003 The movie Daredevil is released, featuring two songs by a new band called Evanescence: "Bring Me To Life" and "My Immortal." Both songs later appear on the group's debut album, Fallen, and become hits.
2001 Prince launches the NPG Music Club, one of the first music subscription services. The club acts as a virtual hub for the Prince faithful, with a thriving community, online access to his music, VIP passes to concerts and other exclusives. It runs until 2006, when Prince shuts it down, saying it "has gone as far as it can go."
1996 Prince, 37, marries the 22-year-old model/belly dancer Mayte Garcia at a ceremony in Minneapolis. White doves are released when they exchange vows - no word on if they were crying. The marriage is annulled three years later, and Garcia takes up with Tommy Lee of Mötley Crüe.
1992 Lead singer Vince Neil, who had been pursuing IndyCar racing, is booted from Mötley Crüe. "Race car driving has become a priority in Neil's life," the band's management says in a statement. "His band mates felt he didn't share their determination and passion for music." Neil returns to the fold in 1997.
1987 Bon Jovi's "Livin' On A Prayer" hits #1 in the US, where it stays for four weeks.
1981 The Funky 4 + 1 become the first hip-hop act to appear on national TV; they're the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, where they perform "That's The Joint."
1970 After failing to get a suitable recording during their US tour, The Who play a standout show to 2,000 boisterous fans at Leeds University in England that becomes their classic album Live at Leeds.
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