1972 The Chi-Lites land their first and only #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Oh Girl."
1966 The Exploding Plastic Inevitable show, featuring The Velvet Underground and the Mothers of Invention, plays its first gig on the West Coast, at San Francisco's Fillmore Auditorium.
1966 Sean Kinney, drummer for Alice in Chains, is born in Seattle, Washington.
1964 Eleven schoolboys are suspended from a grammar school in Coventry, England, for showing up with Mick Jagger-style haircuts.
1963 Bob Dylan releases The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.
1963 Elvis Presley records "What Now, What Next, Where To," "Witchcraft," "Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers," "Love Me Tonight," "Memphis, Tennessee," "Long Lonely Highway," and "Western Union."
1962 At the Grammy Awards in New York, Andy Williams' "Moon River" from the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's is named both Record and Song of the Year.
1960 Frank Sinatra performs on the Star Spangled Revue special, hosted by Bob Hope.
1958 Neil Finn (frontman for Crowded House) is born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand.
1957 Siouxsie Sioux (lead singer for Siouxsie and the Banshees) is born Susan Janet Ballion in London, England.
1957 Eddie Harsch (original keyboardist for The Black Crowes) is born Edward Hawrysch in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1948 Pete Sears (bassist, keyboardist, guitarist for Jefferson Starship) is born in Bromley, Kent, England.
1947 Marty Kristian of The New Seekers is born Martin Vanags in Leipzig, Germany.
After a 14-year hiatus, the Eagles reunite for a show in Burbank, California, closing the show with "Desperado." They soon launch their "Hell Freezes Over" tour, which becomes the first tour to charge more than $100 for a substantial number of tickets.Read more
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2017 Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69 after a battle with liver cancer.
2006 For the first time in their 22-year career, Red Hot Chili Peppers score a #1 album in the US: the two-disc set Stadium Arcadium.
1995 Cracked Rear View, the debut by Hootie & the Blowfish, goes to #1 in America nearly 10 months after it was released.
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