2006: Motley Crue received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for their
achievements in music.
1999: The Rolling Stones kicked off their No Security Tour at the Oakland Arena. This was their first arena tour in twenty years.
1992: U2 peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Mysterious Ways” which was their fourth top ten single in the U.S.
1991: Paul McCartney recorded his Unplugged concert for MTV, where he performed such Beatles songs as “Here, There and Everywhere” & “And I Love Her” for the first time.
1986: Dire Straits reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Walk of Life”, their final top ten single in the U.S.
1980: Paul McCartney was released from a Tokyo jail after nine days after being busted with half a pound of marijuana. After his release McCartney flew to Amsterdam.
1975: A year and a half after its initial release, Lynyrd Skynyrd peaked at number 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Free Bird”, which became the band’s anthem.
1971: Jefferson Airplane member gave birth to her first child with bandmate Paul Kantner, a daughter named China Kantner, whom they originally were going to name God.
1963: Janis Joplin performed in San Francisco for the first time at the North Beach coffeehouse.
Gary Tibbs-bassist for Roxy Music born in 1958