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1965 - The Beatles released the songs "Yesterday/Act Naturally.”

1969 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band made their live debut at Toronto’s first ever Rock 'n' Roll Revival Concert, with Eric Clapton on guitar.

1974 - Stevie Wonder began his first tour after a near-fatal car accident.

1983 - Huey Lewis and the News released their third album, Sports.

1985 - Sting began his first solo tour with a gig in San Diego. The Police frontman hit the road to support his album Dream Of The Blue Turtles.

1989 - Bruce Springsteen recorded his version of "Viva Las Vegas" for The Last Temptation of Elvis.

1989 - Sting made his debut performance onstage at the Threepenny Opera in Washington, DC.

1991 - Alice Cooper sold his new album Hey Stoopid for 99 cents in New York's Times Square.

Birthdays:

1941 David Clayton-Thomas of Blood, Sweat and Tears
1944 Peter Cetera of Chicago
1961 Dave Mustaine of Megadeth
1965 Zak Starkey (Son of Ringo Starr)

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