In 1954 Bob Dylan celebrated his bar mitzvah.
In 1955 Bridgeport, CT, police canceled a dance featuring Fats Domino, fearing a riot.
In 1958 Jerry Lee Lewis told London reporters that he had married his 13-year-old cousin Myra.
In 1961 "Quarter To 3" by Gary "U.S." Bonds entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1961 "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 charts.
In 1965 "What The World Needs Now Is Love" by Jackie DeShannon entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1965 "Ticket To Ride" by the Beatles was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1966 16-year-old Bruce Springsteen recorded his first song, "That's What You Get," with The Castiles.
In 1967 The Monkees' album "Headquarters" was released.
In 1967 Florence Ballard made her last television appearance as a member of the Supremes on NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show."
In 1968 Cream's second album, "Disraeli Gears," containing the single "Sunshine of Your Love," was certified gold.
In 1968 "Tighten Up" by Archie Bell & The Drells went gold.
In 1970 Elvis Presley signed a 3-picture contract with MGM that included a documentary set during his upcoming summer concerts in Las Vegas.
In 1970 The Guess Who's album "American Woman" was certified gold.
In 1971 David Cassidy of TV's "The Partridge Family" appeared on the cover of TV Guide.
In 1971 "Don't Pull Your Love" by Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds entered the U.S. Top 40 charts.
In 1971 "Sticky Fingers" by the Rolling Stones hit #1 on the U.S. albums chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.
In 1972 The Guess Who began recording the "Live at the Paramount" album in Seattle.
In 1975 Carly Simon appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1976 "Silly Love Songs" by Wings hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 5 weeks.
In 1979 Cheap Trick's "Live at Budokan" album was certified platinum.
In 1980 Five of Jimi Hendrix's gold albums are stolen from Electric Lady studios.
In 1981 "Kiss on My List" by Hall & Oates was certified gold.
In 1982 "You Should Hear How She Talks About You" by Melissa Manchester entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1987 Frank Sinatra made his last appearance at the Golden Nugget.
In198In 1987 A New York City performing arts school was named after Jose Feliciano.
In 1987 Fox announced that songwriter Carol Bayer Sager would be the first guest host to replace Joan Rivers on its late-night talk show.
In 1988 The city of Los Angeles declared it Buck Owens Day.
In 1990 Released in 1968, The Moody Blues album "Days Of Future Passed" was certified platinum.
In 1992 Michael Jackson paid for the funeral of a 9-year-old Los Angeles boy who was killed by a stray bullet from a drive-by shooting. The boy's family had been unable to pay for his burial.
In 1996 Def Leppard's album "Vault-Greatest Hits" was certified platinum.
In 1997 A reunited Fleetwood Mac recorded the first of two "MTV Unplugged Specials."
In 1998 Brandy's album "Never Say Never" was released.
In 1998 "My All" by Mariah Carey was certified gold and platinum.
In 2000 Dave Matthews, Darius Rucker (Hootie & the Blowfish), Lenny Kravitz, and Stevie Wonder attended a White House state dinner for South African President Thabo Mbeki.
In 2000 Walter Becker and Donald Fagen of Steely Dan received the ASCAP Founders Award at the annual ASCAP Pop Awards, the organization's top honor for lifetime achievement in songwriting.
In 2000 Stevie Ray Vaughan's album "Live At Carnegie Hall" goes To Carnegie Hall" wents2000 Stevie Ray Vaughan's album "Li Gold.