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1977 - Styx released "Come Sail Away."

1982 - Prince’s hit "1999" was released as a single.

1984 - Paul McCartney released the song "No More Lonely Nights."

1989 - Prince performed on the 15-year anniversary of Saturday Night Live.

1991 - Nirvana released their classic grunge masterpiece Nevermind.

1993 - Guns N' Roses settled with former drummer Steven Adler, who was kicked out after failing to ditch his heroin habit.

1994 - Eric Clapton rocked out on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live.

1998 - Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler threw out the first pitch at the Expos-Cardinal game in St. Louis, Missouri.

Birthdays:

1942 Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers

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