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1964 - The Beatles performed "I'm a Loser," "Kansas City," and "Boys" at a London taping for the television show Shindig!

1967 – Mama Cass Elliot spent the night in a London jail after a dispute over a hotel bill.

1967 - The Beatles refused a $1 million offer to play Shea Stadium.

1977 - RCA issued David Bowie's sophomore album.

1977 - Steve Hackett departed Genesis to pursue a solo career.

1978 - The Rolling Stones first appeared on  Saturday Night Live.

1980 - Dusty Springfield appeared onstage in New York, marking his first live outing in eight years.

1982 - Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was given a 12-month conditional discharge after being found guilty for cocaine possession.

1989 - Jefferson Starship allowed fans entrance to a concert for a can of food.

1995 - David Bowie released "Outside.”

1996 – Tickets for a solo acoustic show by Bruce Springsteen sold out in 8 minutes.

2001 – Drummer Peter Criss performed in his final show with Kiss at a gig in Charleston, SC. Criss was replaced by Eric Singer, who had been a member of Kiss prior to the 1995 reunion tour.

2004 - Melissa Etheridge announced that she would undergo surgery and treatment for breast cancer, prompting the cancellation of her tour. 


1949 David Hope of Kansas
1951 John Mellencamp
1953 Tico Torres of Bon Jovi
1968 Thom Yorke of Radiohead

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