1975 Mick Jagger settles his paternity suit with singer Marsha Hunt out of court.
1975 Olivia Newton-John's album Have You Never Been Mellow hits #1 in the US.
1973 The Emerson, Lake & Palmer film Pictures At An Exhibition, taken from a 1970 performance at the Lyceum in London, opens in theaters. The album of the same name is taken from a later performance.
1972 Mark Hoppus (bassist, co-lead vocalist of blink-182) is born in Ridgecrest, California.
1972 As a publicity stunt, the Los Angeles radio station KHJ plays Donny Osmond's "Puppy Love" for 90 minutes straight. Concerned listeners call the police, who show up at the station to find no laws - except good taste - are being broken.
1969 Tommy Roe's "Dizzy" hits #1 in the US, where it stays for four weeks.
1968 Jon Schaffer (guitarist for Iced Earth) is born in Franklin, Indiana.
1968 Mark McGrath (frontman for Sugar Ray) is born in Hartford, Connecticut.
1967 The Beatles record "Within You Without You."
1966 Sandy Posey records "Born A Woman."
1966 Big winners at the Grammy Awards are Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, who take Record of the Year for "A Taste of Honey." Frank Sinatra wins Album of the Year for September Of My Years, and Tom Jones wins Best New Artist.
1965 Freddie & the Dreamers release "I'm Telling You Now."
1964 R&B singer Rockwell is born Kennedy William Gordy in Detroit, Michigan.
Remnants of Fats Domino's two pianos are discovered and saved by the Louisiana State Museum after attempting to salvage his Ninth Ward home after Hurricane Katrina.Read more
2010 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2010 - ABBA, Jimmy Cliff, Genesis, The Hollies, The Stooges - are inducted at the 25th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
2003 The Offspring announce that their new album will be called Chinese Democracy, mocking the long-delayed Guns N' Roses release. Offspring lead singer Dexter Holland says, "Axl ripped-off my braids, so I ripped-off his album title."
1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono get caught "standing in the dock at Southampton, trying to get to Holland or France" as passport problems stall their wedding. They get married five days later in Gibraltar, and use their adventure in the lyrics to "The Ballad Of John And Yoko."
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