In 1950 "Music! Music! Music!" by Teresa Brewer is #1 on the charts.
In 1957 Bill Haley and the Comets arrive back in the U.S. after a world tour during which they performed to over 500,000 fans.
In 1962 Gary "U.S." Bonds appears on the "Ed Sullivan Show" and performs "Twist, Twist, Senora."
In 1965 In London, Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Bill Wyman are arrested for "insulting behavior" after urinating on a gas station wall, whose owner refused to let them use the restroom.
In 1966 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of Life magazine.
In 1967 John Lennon & Yoko Ono purchase two small islands called Dorinch (20 acres) in Clew Bay off County Mayo, Ireland, for 1550 pounds.
In 1967 "Something Stupid" by Frank & Nancy Sinatra enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967 "Penny Lane" by the Beatles is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1968 Steve Miller's first single, "Sittin' in a Circle," is released.
In 1969 John Lennon & Yoko Ono appear on the cover of Look magazine.
In 1970 Country Joe McDonald is fined in $500 in Worcester, MA, after leading a crowd in his "Fish Cheer" - "Gimme me an F..."
In 1970 Steppenwolf's album "Monster" is certified gold.
In 1972 Ringo Starr begins work on his documentary on Marc Bolan, "Born to Boogie," by filming T. Rex's concert at Wembley, England.
In 1972 "Doctor My Eyes" by Jackson Browne enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1972 "Heart Of Gold" by Neil Young is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1974 Chicago's album "Chicago VII" is certified gold.
In 1975 The soundtrack to the film "Tommy" goes gold.
In 1977 Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. host NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests Fleetwood Mac, Manfred Mann and Thelma Houston.
In 1977 The Clash release their first single "White Riot."
In 1978 Santana, Bob Welch, Aerosmith, Dave Mason, Heart and Ted Nugent perform at California Jam II in Ontario, CA.
In 1978 "Night Fever" by the Bee Gees hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 8 weeks.
In 1980 AC/DC's album "Highway To Hell" is certified platinum.
In 1982 In Philadelphia, Teddy Pendergrass is paralyzed from the waist down after his Rolls Royce slams into a tree.
In 1986 Little Richard pleads guilty to misdemeanor charges for smashing his speeding sports car into a phone pole in West Hollywood the previous October.
In 1989 Phil Collins and wife Jill become parents to daughter Lily Jane.
In 1989 "Real Love" by Jody Watley enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1991 N.W.A.'s Easy-E attends a luncheon at President Bush's invitation.
In 1992 Donna Summer receives a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
In 1992 "Tears In Heaven" by Eric Clapton is certified gold.
In 1994 The Rolling Stones announce that Daryl Jones had replaced bassist Bill Wyman.
In 1994 Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain has 4 guns and 25 boxes of ammo confiscated after his wife, Courtney Love, calls police fearing he would commit suicide. (He kills himself about 3 weeks later.)
In 1995 Jermaine Jackson marries Alahandra.
In 1996 The Sex Pistols announce they would reunite for a 20th anniversary tour.
In 1997 Jimmy Buffett sues a restaurant in Maui, Hawaii, for naming their place "Cheeseburger in Paradise."
In 1997 Yanni becomes the first westerner ever to play at India's Taj Mahal.
In 1997 "Nine Lives," Aerosmith's first studio album in four years, is released.
In 1998 Michael Jackson and his son go shopping at a toy store in Munich, Germany, with Jackson dressed as an Arab woman.
In 1998 B.B. King's album "Deuces Wild" is certified gold.
In 1999 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform in public for the first time in 10 years at the Asbury Park Convention Center in New Jersey. The show benefitted several local community groups.
In 2000 The U.S. Postal Service issues a 20-cent stamped postcard featuring the historic Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry for more than 30 years.
In 2001 John Phillips, who co-founded the Mamas and the Papas, and wrote "California Dreamin'" and "Monday, Monday," dies at age 65.