1995: Rush’s self-titled debut album was certified Gold by the RIAA twenty-one years after its initial release.
1988: The Cars announced via a press release that after recording six albums together, they were splitting up.
1985: The Eagles’ Glenn Frey made his acting debut with a guest appearance on Miami Vice where he played drug dealer Jimmy Cole.
1978: Bob Dylan’s four hour largely autobiographical movie Renaldo and Clara premiered in Los Angeles.
1977: Led Zeppelin’s North American tour was postponed due to Robert Plant having tonsillitis.
1968: Elvis Presley’s only child, daughter Lisa Marie was born in Memphis exactly nine months after Elvis married Priscilla.
1968: The Doors announced that Universal Pictures offered them $500,000 to star in a future film. Other announcements made included a television special, a group humor book & a book of poetry by Jim Morrison. Only Morrison’s poetry book would be released.
1964: “I Want to Hold Your Hand” by The Beatles reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first of seven weeks.
1963: Neil Young made his on-stage debut with his then-group The Squires at the Riverview Community Club in Winnipeg.
Ray Sawyer-singer & guitarist for Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show born in 1937
Mike Campbell-guitarist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers born in 1950