1963: The Yardbirds appeared at Studio 51, Leicester Square, London.
1964: The Beatles spent the afternoon recording 'Eight Days A Week' at Abbey Road studios in London. Late evening was spent at The Ad Lib Club, London, partying with The Ronettes and Mick Jagger.
1967: The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded a session for the UK BBC radio show 'Top Gear.' Stevie Wonder who was also appearing on the show jammed with Hendrix.
1967: The Doors appeared at the Cal State Gymnasium, Los Angeles, California. With The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and The Sunshine Company.
1967: Pink Floyd appeared at the Miss Teenage Brighton Contest, Top Rank Suite, Brighton, England, playing the musical interlude during the contest.
1968: A documentary about the Doors, called The Doors Are Open, airs in the U.K.
1969: George Harrison's song 'Something' was released as the "A" side of a Beatles' 45, a first for Harrison. Along with Lennon and McCartney's Come Together, the single went on reach No.1 on the US chart the following month.
1973: Slade scored their second UK No.1 album when 'Sladest' started a three week-run at the top of the charts.
1978: Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger apologizes to the Reverend Jesse Jackson after the civil-rights leader denounces the song "Some Girls" as racist. Nevertheless, Jagger refuses to change the offending lyrics.
1981: 'Leather And Lace' by Stevie Nicks is released.
1984: David Bowie scored his sixth UK No.1 album with 'Tonight', featuring the single 'Blue Jean'.
1984: The Eddie And The Cruisers soundtrack by John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band peaks at Number Nine on the album chart, where it spends a total of five weeks.
1990: Empire by Queensryche peaks at Number Seven on the album chart.
1995: Van Halen is inducted into the Hollywood Rock Walk.
2005: A Rolling Stones concert at the University of Virginia, in the US, was halted eight songs into the show at the Scott Stadium after police received a bomb threat targeting the stage area. A 45-minute police sweep of the area found nothing unusual, and the band completed the show. The Stones were touring to promote their latest album, 'A Bigger Bang.'
2007: Bruce Springsteen was being sued for $850,000 by a man who claimed he backed out of a contract to buy a horse. Springsteen and his wife Patti Scialfa were both named in legal documents filed in Florida by Todd Minikus. He claimed the couple pulled out of a deal to pay $650,000 for a horse, named Pavarotti.
2007: Queen's groundbreaking promo for their 1975 hit Bohemian Rhapsody was named the UK's best music video in a survey of music fans. Out of 1,051 adults polled by O2, 30% named the six-minute video, (which took only three hours to shoot and cost a mere £3,500 to make), their favorite.