In 1962 "Roses Are Red (My Love)" by Bobby Vinton hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.
In 1965 Herman's Hermits appeared on TV's "Where The Action Is."
In 1966 "Paperback Writer" by the Beatles was certified gold.
In 1967 The Who began their first U.S. tour opening for Herman's Hermits.
In 1967 "Windy" by the Association and "Pleasant Valley Sunday" by the Monkees were certified gold.
In 1969 Bob Dylan made a surprise appearance with the Band at the Mississippi River Rock Festival.
In 1970 "Mama Told Me (Not To Come)" by Three Dog Night was certified gold.
In 1972 Mick Jagger appeared on the cover of Life magazine.
In 1973, Byrd's guitarist Clarence White was struck and killed by a car.
In 1973 The Everly Brothers decided to call it quits. Don Everly announced his decision the previous evening, and this night, the Everlys ended things with a concert at Knott's Berry Farm.
In 1973 "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye, "That Lady (Part 1)" by the Isley Brothers, and "Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose" by Dawn all entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1977 The Bee Gees appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1978 "Dust In The Wind" by Kansas was certified gold.
In 1979 "Bad Girls" by Donna Summer hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 5 weeks.
In 1980 Former Beatles' accountant Allen Klein entered prison for tax evasion.
In 1984 Former Spinners' lead singer Philippe Wynne, 43, suffered a fatal heart attack on stage at a nightclub in Oakland, CA.
In 1987 Steve Miller was awarded a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
In 1987 The album "Trio" by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris was certified gold and platinum.
In 1988 Run-DMC was awarded the keys to the cities of Kansas City and Independence, MO, for efforts in local job campaigns.
In 1988 Michael Jackson began his first British tour at Wembley Stadium in London.
In 1989 Cyndi Lauper's video "My First Night Without You" was released, the first to be closed-captioned.
In 1989 Alice Cooper's single "Poison" was released.
In 1992 Olivia Newton-John announced she had breast cancer and canceled her upcoming tour. (She made a full recovery.)
In 1994 Garth Brooks held a benefit concert in Los Angeles to raise money for local charities.
In 1994 Aerosmith, the Beastie Boys, REM, and Bjork topped the list of MTV Video Music Awards nominees.
In 1995 George Michael announced he's settled his long-running dispute with Sony and had been released from his contract. He signed with Dreamworks SKG, who allegedly pays Sony $40 million.
In 1998 Mariah Carey joined the family of Christina Williams, 13, at a Beverly Hills hotel to tape a public service announcement asking for help to find the girl who disappeared a month earlier.
In 1998, Madonna and Garbage topped the MTV Video Music Awards nominees list.
In 1998 Monica's album "The Boy is Mine" was released.
In 1999 "Bills, Bills, Bills" by Destiny's Child went gold, while Britney Spears' album "Baby One More Time" was certified platinum for the fifth time.
In 2000 Nike and Bo Diddley settled a lawsuit over merchandising rights in Nike's "Bo Knows" campaign.
In 2000 Cheap Trick performed at the 23rd Annual Hennepin Avenue Block Party in Minneapolis.