2004: The NFL rejected Bono’s request to perform “American Prayer” during
the Super Bowl halftime show as part of an effort to raise awareness about
the AIDS epidemic in Africa.
2003: Who guitarist Pete Townshend was arrested on suspicion of possession of child pornography. Four months later Townshend received a warning as no evidence was found on his computers.
1986: Sex Pistols members John Lydon, Steve Jones, & Paul Cook, as well as the mother of late bassist Sid Vicious filed a lawsuit against former manager Malcolm McLaren for $1.7 million. This suit would later be settled out of court.
1980: The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Starship, The Beach Boys, Santana & Joan Baez performed a benefit concert for the people of Kampuchea at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA.
1979: Toto peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their debut single “Hold The Line”.
1978: The Police began recording their debut album Outlandos d’Amour at Surrey Sound Studios in London.
1977: Queen kicked off their tour in support of A Day at the Races at the Milwaukee Auditorium. Thin Lizzy was the opening act.
1973: Eric Clapton performed in public for the first time since The Concert for Bangladesh at London’s Rainbow Theatre. The concert was organized by Pete Townshend & included appearances by Townshend, Steve Winwood & Ronnie Wood.
1969: Elvis Presley started recording in Memphis for the first time since the Sun sessions in 1955.
Trevor Rabin-guitarist for Yes born in 1954