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1961 - The Beatles signed on with Brian Epstein to be their manager.

1966 - Jimi Hendrix recorded "Foxey Lady."

1974 - George Harrison sat down at the White House for lunch with President Gerald Ford.

1975 - David Bowie released "Golden Years."

1975 - Foghat released "Slow Ride."

1985 - Phil Collins played a drug dealer on Miami Vice in his U.S. TV acting debut.

1988 - Bruce Springsteen's divorce from Julianne Phillips was finalized.

1993 - Legendary Guns N' Roses axeman Slash sat in with Billy Joel at a Los Angeles concert to shred a solo on the song "Shameless."

1994 - Prince played the tune "Dolphin" on Late Show with David Letterman.

2001 - Nirvana's Krist Novoselic and David Grohl filed a countersuit against Courtney Love, claiming she manipulated the memory and catalog of her late husband, Kurt Cobain, to advance her own career.

Birthdays:

1948   Jeff "Skunk" Baxter of Steely Dan
1949  Ted Nugent
1949  Randy Owen of Alabama
1954  Berton Averre of the Knack

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