In 1957 The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) is established (Grammy Awards).
In 1966 Phil Spector's mega-production of Ike and Tina Turner's "River Deep Mountain High" and "Ain't Too Proud To Beg" by the Temptations both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1966 "When A Man Loves A Woman" by Percy Sledge hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1967 Barbara Mandrell marries Ken Lee Dudney.
In 1969 Mick Jagger and girlfriend Marianne Faithful are arrested in their London home on marijuana possession charges.
In 1969 Judy Collins appears on "The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson."
In 1970 Little Richard appears on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1973 Bassist Ronnie Lane quits the Faces to form Slim Chance.
In 1975 The Doobie Brothers' album "Stampede" is certified gold.
In 1976 The Allman Brothers disband after Gregg Allman testifies against his personal road manager, Scooter Herring, who was charged with drug trafficking. The band reformed in 1978.
In 1977 Following a 4-year legal battle with former manager Mike Appel, Bruce Springsteen regains control of his career and records "Darkness On The Edge Of Town."
In 1977 "Barracuda" by Heart and "I'm In You" by Peter Frampton both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1980 REO Speedwagon's album "Ridin' The Storm Out" is certified gold.
In 1983 "Flashdance (What A Feeling)" by Irene Cara hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 6 weeks.
In 1986 Viewers of Dick Clark's "America Picks the #1 Songs" choose Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock," "Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and Lionel Richie's "All Night Long" as the greatest hits of the rock era.
In 1986 Van Halen's album "5150" is certified gold, platinum and double platinum.
In 1987 Whitney Houston's album "Whitney" is released.
In 1988 "One More Try" by George Michael hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In 1991 The Rolling Stones' album "Flashpoint" is certified gold.
In 1992 "Beauty And The Beast" by Celine Dion & Peabo Bryson is certified gold.
In 1994 "Any Time, Any Place" by Janet Jackson enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1994 "I'll Remember" by Madonna peaks at #2 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1996 Depeche Mode lead singer Dave Gahan is arrested after allegedly overdosing on a speedball of cocaine and heroin at the L.A. Sunset Marquis hotel on the Strip.
In 1997 Bob Dylan enters a New York hospital after suffering from severe chest pains.
In 1997 En Vogue's album "Ev3" is released.
In 1997 Jewel's album "Pieces Of You" is certified quadruple platinum.
In 1998 Elton John & Bernie Taupin's "Candle In the Wind '97," commemorating the late Princess Diana, wins best-selling UK single and international hit of the year at the Ivor Novello Awards in London.
In 1999 Jennifer Lopez's album "On The 6" is released.