1985 Zac Hanson (of Hanson) is born in Arlington, Virginia, to a family that includes older brothers - and future bandmates - Isaac and Taylor. He would be raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
1978 Earth, Wind & Fire begin a 75-date, sold-out US tour in Louisville, Kentucky.
1976 The Damned release "New Rose," the first ever British punk single.
1976 Jon Foreman (frontman for Switchfoot) is born in San Bernardino, California, raised in Massachusetts and Virginia Beach.
1969 R&B singer/songwriter Tommy Edwards dies in Henrico County, Virginia, at age 47.
1968 Reggae fusion artist Shaggy is born Orville Richard Burrell in Kingston, Jamaica.
1968 Country singer Shelby Lynne is born Shelby Lynn Moorer in Quantico, Virginia.
1967 The day after it hits #1 in the US, Lulu performs "To Sir With Love" on The Ed Sullivan Show.
1966 Seven-year-old Weird Al Yankovic has his first accordion lesson. His parents rented the instrument from a door-to-door salesman.
1965 The Kingston Trio guest star on the NBC show Convoy.
1964 The Who (who are calling themselves the High Numbers at that time) audition for EMI Records, who choose not to sign them to a record deal.
1961 Chubby Checker performs a medley of "The Twist" and "Let's Twist Again" on TV's Ed Sullivan Show, sparking chart revivals for both tunes ("The Twist" even returns to #1).
Bob Seger releases Night Moves, his first studio album to make an impact outside of Michigan.Read more
2008 Guns N' Roses release their first new material since 1999 when the title track of their new album Chinese Democracy is issued as a single. The band - with Axl Rose as the only original member - first performed the song in 2001.
1966 The Supremes become the first girl group with a #1 album in the US when The Supremes A' Go-Go bumps The Beatles' Revolver from the top spot.
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