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1965 - The Who debuted on U.S. Television with an appearance on the show Shindig!

1967 - All six members of the Grateful Dead were arrested for possession of marijuana. The band was released on bail six hours later.

1976 - Joe Cocker received a surprise during his performance on Saturday Night Live when John Belushi came out on stage, dressed as him and they deueted on “Feelin’ Alright.” 

1976 - Rod Stewart released "Tonight's The Night.”

1977 - The bodies of Elvis Presley and his grandmother were relocated to Graceland.

1977 - KISS bassist Gene Simmons got a platinum record for his solo album.

1982 - Mick Jagger embarked on a solo world tour.

1985 - Prince released his single "America.”

1985 - Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." tour came to a close with a show in Los Angeles, California.

1994 - Stan Lynch performed in his last gig with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

1994 - John Mellencamp confirmed reports that he had suffered a mild heart attack.

1995 - Journey announced plans to reunite for an album and that they were considering touring again.

1998 - Paul McCartney held an "incognito" Q&A session over the internet as the Fireman.


1945 Don McLean
1950 Mike Rutherford of Genesis
1951 Sting
1965 Bud Gaugh of Sublime



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