In 1953 Jim Reeves debuted at the Grand Ole Opry.
In 1960 "My Home Town" by Paul Anka and "Because Their Young" by Duane Eddy entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1960 "Cathy's Clown" by The Everly Brothers hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart for 5 weeks.
In 1963 Paul Revere and the Raiders signed with Columbia Records.
In 1964 Marvin Gaye performed on ABC-TV's "American Bandstand."
In 1964 "I Get Around" by the Beach Boys, "Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'" by Gerry & the Pacemakers, and "My Boy Lollipop" by Millie Small all entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1967 The Monkees appeared on the cover of Tiger Beat magazine.
In 1968 The Beatles opened a second Apple Boutique in London.
In 1970 The Grateful Dead played their first concert in England at the Hollywood Rock Festival.
In 1970 The Beatles set a U.S. record for initial album sales as "Let It Be" racks up 3.7 million in advance orders.
In 1970 "The Long And Winding Road" b/w "For You Blue" by the Beatles, "Mama Told Me (Not To Come)" by Three Dog Night, and "Spill The Wine" by Eric Burdon & War all entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1970 Paul McCartney's LP "McCartney" hit #1 on the U.S. Albums chart and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In 1971 Iron Butterfly ("In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida") officially disbanded.
In 1974 Jackson Browne appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1974 ZZ Top's album "Tres Hombres" was certified gold.
In 1977 Jefferson Starship was prohibited from playing a free concert in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco due to a ban on electronic instruments.
In 1979 Tom Petty was forced to file for bankruptcy when his label ABC was sold to MCA.
In 1979 "The Third Barry Manilow Special" aired on ABC-TV.
In 1979 The Who's documentary film "The Kids Are Alright" opened in New York.
In 1980 Devo appeared on ABC-TV's "Fridays."
In 1981 "All Those Years Ago" by George Harrison and "Hearts" by Marty Balin entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1984 Some $17,000 in box office receipts were stolen at a Clash concert at Michigan State University.
In 1986 "On My Own" by Patti Labelle & Michael McDonald was certified gold.
In 1987 The Doobie Brothers reunited for a charity concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, raising $360,000 for Vietnam veterans.
In 1987 "Shakedown" by Bob Seger entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1989 The Allman Brothers announced they'll play together for the first time since 1982 for a 20th anniversary tour.
In 1989 Bette Midler won Funniest Actress at the 3rd annual Comedy Awards.
In 1990 The IRS auctioned off Willie Nelson's golf course and country club for the second time to collect $230,000 toward his delinquent tax bill.
In1992In 1992 Wilson Phillips' video "Shadows And Light From A Different View" was released.
In 1994 Stevie Nicks released the album "Street Angel."
In 1995 Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx and wife Brandi became parents to son Decker Nilsson.
In 1995 Felony drug charges were filed against Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland, who was arrested a few days earlier for allegedly buying crack from a street dealer in Pasadena, CA.
In 1995 "Scream" by Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson was released.
In 1995 Elton John's album "Made In England" went gold and platinum.
In 1996 Gloria Estefan's album "Destiny" was released.
In1997In 1997, "I'll Be Missing You" by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was released.
In 1998 Hanson sold out in less than 20 minutes for a June concert at the Pine Knob Amphitheatre in Detroit.
In 1998 "My All" by Mariah Carey was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 2000 Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins said the band would officially break up at the end of the year.
In 2000 Guitarist Noel Gallagher announced he was quitting Oasis.
In 2000 Eminem's album "The Marshall Mathers LP" debuted at #1 on the charts with sales of 1.76 million copies in one week.
In 2000 Simon & Garfunkel's album "Old Friends" was certified gold.
In 2003 Liz Phair embarked on her first tour in several years with a string of acoustic performances opening for the Flaming Lips.