1935 Les McCann is born in Lexington, Kentucky. The soul jazz musician will gain popularity with the 1961 anti-war song "Compared to What."
1926 Jazz saxophonist John Coltrane is born in Hamlet, North Carolina.
1835 Italian opera composer Vincenzo Bellini dies of peritonitis at age 33.
Bob Marley plays his final concert: a 20-song set at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh with his group, The Wailers.Read more
2011 Following a Demi Lovato concert at the Nokia Theater, Justin Bieber takes his girlfriend Selena Gomez to The Staples Center, which he has rented out so they can enjoy a private showing of Titanic in the 20,000 seat theater.
2003 OutKast's double album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below is released. It's really two solo albums, with Andre 3000 doing The Love Below and Big Boi doing Speakerboxxx.
1979 The crowd chants, "Hell No, We Won't Glow" at a massive 5-hour anti-nuke rally in New York City's Battery Park, where Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt are among the performers.More
1949 Bruce Springsteen is born in Long Branch, New Jersey.
1930 Ray Charles is born Ray Charles Robinson in Albany, Georgia.
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