1962 James Darren guests on ABC-TV's Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea in the episode "The Mechanical Man."
1961 Ricky Nelson records "Travelin' Man."
1960 U2 bass player Adam Clayton is born in Oxfordshire, England.
1959 An emergency plane landing in a South Bend, Indiana, field nearly kills The Kingston Trio's band members.
1949 Donald York (original vocalist for Sha Na Na) is born in Boise, Idaho.
1948 Peggy Lee goes to #1 in America with "Mañana (Is Soon Enough for Me)."
1940 Daniel Bennie (of the Detroit doo-wop group The Reflections) is born in Johnstone, Scotland.
1939 Neil Sedaka is born in Brooklyn, New York.
1933 Prolific rock and roll songwriter Mike Stoller is born in Long Island, New York.
Isaac Hayes quits the TV series South Park after an episode airs mocking his religion, Scientology.Read more
2007 Amy Winehouse's second album, Back to Black, is released in the US. It enters the Billboard chart the following week at #7, and surges to its chart peak of #2 after Winehouse wins five Grammy awards for the album the following year, including Record of the year and Song of the Year for "Rehab."
2006 Black Sabbath, Blondie, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Miles Davis and The Sex Pistols are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The Sex Pistols refuse to attend the ceremony and turn down the induction.More
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