2005: Who singer Roger Daltrey was made a Commander of the Order of British Empire at Buckingham Palace. Daltrey received the honor for his career in music & for his charitable work.
1993: Mick Jagger released his third solo album Wandering Spirit & Paul McCartney released his eighth solo album Off the Ground.
1986: The Colombian Volcano Appeal benefit concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall for the November 1985 Nevada del Ruiz volcanic eruption in Colombia. The performers included David Gilmour, Chrissie Hynde, Pete Townshend & Annie Lennox.
1985: Don Henley peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “The Boys of Summer” which was his second top ten single as a solo artist in the U.S.
1981: Bill Haley died in his home in Harlingen, TX of a heart attack. He was 55 years old.
1974: Iggy Pop & the Stooges performed their final concert at the Michigan Palace in Detroit. Pop taunted & verbally abused the audience throughout the concert & had pieces of ice, eggs, & beer bottles thrown at him. The Stooges later reunited in 2003.
1972: Paul McCartney made his live debut with Wings with a surprise concert at Nottingham University in the U.K.
1967: The Beatles recorded “Fixing a Hole” at Regent Sound Studio in London. This was the first time that The Beatles didn’t record at EMI Studios in London.
1964: The Beatles made their American live debut on The Ed Sullivan Show & performed a five song set including the number one single that week “I Want to Hold Your Hand”. The show had received more than 50,000 applications for the 728 seats in the studio.
Rachel Bolan-bassist for Skid Row born in 1966