1975 The vocal group The Manhattan Transfer debut a summer replacement series on CBS, simply called Manhattan Transfer. The variety show runs for four weeks.
1974 Roberta Flack's "Feel Like Makin' Love" hits #1 in America.
1974 John Denver's album Back Home Again hits #1 in America.
1969 Maurine Dallas Watkins - author of the book Chicago - dies from lung cancer at age 72.
1968 The Who release "Magic Bus."
1968 Cream's Wheels Of Fire album hits #1 in the US.
1967 Guitarist Todd Nichols (of Toad the Wet Sprocket) is born in Los Angeles, California.
1966 Sandy Posey records "Single Girl."
1964 Rapper/singer/songwriter Neneh Cherry is born in Stockholm, Sweden.
1964 On his way to visit two injured fans in Liverpool, England, Mick Jagger is pulled over and fined 32 pounds for speeding and driving without insurance.
1961 Jon Farriss (drummer for INXS) is born in Perth, Western Australia.
1959 The four male singers in The Platters are arrested in Cincinnati for aiding and abetting prostitution. They are acquitted of the charges, but the incident strains relations with their female singer Zola Taylor and gets them removed from some playlists.
1959 Elvis Presley's "A Big Hunk O' Love" hits #1.
2016 Chance the Rapper takes the #SoGoneChallenge, posting a video where he raps about his pregnant girlfriend (who is taking the video) over the track to Monica's 2003 hit "So Gone." It is quickly retweeted over 250,000 times and the challenge goes viral, with Snoop Dogg, Kevin Hart and Dwayne Wade joining in.More
2005 The Rolling Stones launch their Bigger Bang tour with a show in Toronto. The tour lasts over two years and sets a record, taking in about $558 million (U2's 360 tour, which ends in 2011, breaks this record).
1976 Elton John begins a record-breaking 10-night run of concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
1972 Paul and Linda McCartney are arrested backstage in Gothenburg, Sweden, for possession of six ounces of marijuana, which was mailed to them by someone in McCartney's office who thought they would like some weed on the road. The couple are released after paying a combined fine of $1,200.
1947 Jethro Tull leader Ian Anderson is born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland.
1943 Ronnie Spector of The Ronettes is born Veronica Yvette Bennett in New York City, New York.
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