2006: Donna D’Errico filed for divorce from Motley Crue’s bassist Nikki Sixx, citing irreconcilable differences.
2004: The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by former Ozzy Osbourne band members Bob Daisley & Lee Kerslake who claimed they were owed royalties from Osbourne for their work on the albums Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman.
1991: Texas Governor Ann Richards declares ZZ Top Day.
1986: The Rolling Stones peaked at number four on Billboard 200 Album Chart with Dirty Work which was recorded during a time period where relations between Mick Jagger & Keith Richards soured considerably. They also peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their cover of “Harlem Shuffle”.
1982: Chuck Berry, Cheap Trick & Joan Jett and the Blackhearts performed at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, which grossed over $455,000.
1980: Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first and only time with Against the Wind which spent six weeks on top of the album chart. Seger also peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Fire Lake”.
1976: Wings kick off the Wings Over America tour in Fort Worth, Texas. This would be Paul McCartney’s first American concert appearance in nearly 10 years.
1971: Grand Funk Railroad held a press conference at New York’s Gotham Hotel, where only six reporters show up, despite the band’s success at the time.
1969: Jimi Hendrix was arrested on drug charges at Toronto International Airport. He’s later released after posting $10,000 bail.
Bruce Hall-bassist for REO Speedwagon born in 1953