2005: Ted Nugent reached an agreement with Karen Gutowski of Dover, NH to pay $3,500 a month in child support. Nugent fathered a son with her in 1994 while married to his second wife Shemane, with whom he remains married to this day.
2002: U2 guitarist The Edge married longtime girlfriend Morleigh Steinberg in France. Steinberg was the belly dancer & choreographer for U2’s Zoo TV tour.
1996: Metallica debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the second time with Load which spent four straight weeks on top of the chart & went on to sell five million copies in the U.S. despite a backlash from many of their longtime fans.
1996: U2’s Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their cover of “Theme from Mission: Impossible” which went on to go Gold in the U.S.
1992: Nirvana singer & guitarist Kurt Cobain was rushed to a hospital after a concert at King’s Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Cobain was allegedly suffering from acute stomach pains brought on by ulcers.
1991: Paul McCartney’s Unplugged (The Official Bootleg) debuted at its peak position of number fourteen on the Billboard 200 Album Chart.
1984: Aerosmith kicked off their reunion tour with Joe Perry and Brad Whitford back as their guitarists at the Capitol Theatre in Concord, NH. The 58 date tour was called the Back in the Saddle Tour.
1975: Eric Clapton joined the Rolling Stones onstage at Madison Square Garden in New York City to jam on “Sympathy for the Devil”.
1968: The Jeff Beck Group, featuring Rod Stewart as lead singer made their first U.S. appearance at New York’s Fillmore East. Stewart had such bad stage fright that he spent the entirety of the first song behind a large speaker cabinet.
Todd Rundgren born in 1948