1995 George Jones and Tammy Wynette, who divorced in 1975 after six years of marriage, release an album together called One and also go on tour.
1995 Michael Jackson's ninth album, HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, is released. MTV becomes "MJTV" for a week to celebrate.
1972 The Tallahatchee Bridge in Money, Mississippi, made famous in Bobbie Gentry's "Ode To Billie Joe," collapses (it is later rebuilt).
1949 Lionel Richie is born in Tuskegee, Alabama. He becomes a member of the Commodores before finding fame as a solo artist.More
1942 Brian Wilson (of The Beach Boys) is born in Inglewood, California.