1941 Diane Ray, known for her 1963 hit "Please Don't Talk to the Lifeguard," is born in Gastonia, North Carolina.
1935 Country singer Conway Twitty is born Harold Lloyd Jenkins in Friars Point, Coahoma County, Mississippi.
1931 Country singer Boxcar Willie is born Lecil Travis Martin in Sterrett, Texas.
1927 Doo-wop singer Tommy Evans (of The Drifters) is born. He's part of the lineup that releases the 1957 hit "Fools Fall in Love."
2010 Apple launches a social media network called Ping, which is integrated into its iTunes software. A rare flop for the company, it closes two years later.
2006 While on trial for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson, Phil Spector marries his fourth wife, Rachelle.
2004 Under pressure to account for download sales, the Official Charts company releases its first UK Download Chart. The boy band Westlife claims the #1 spot with a live release of their 1999 song "Flying Without Wings."More
1988 The Rock N' Roll Cuisine cookbook is published, with 95 recipes from various musicians. Selections include Yoko Ono's "Dream Soup" (sunshine in a bowl), Cher's "Boyfriend Approved Macaroni Salad," Mick Jagger's shrimp curry and Weird Al Yankovic's peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
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