2002: Rush kicked off their tour in support of Vapor Trails which was their first tour in five years at the Meadows Music Theater in Hartford, CT.
1997: Bob Seger drove his BMW off of the Trans-Canada Highway in Nipigon, Ontario & was charged with drunk driving after crashing his car.
1997: George Harrison secretly underwent surgery to have a cancerous lump removed from his throat. The tumor turned out to be benign, but Harrison would succumb to cancer four years later.
1996: Kiss kicked off their reunion tour dubbed the Alive/Worldwide Tour at Tiger Stadium in Detroit. Alice In Chains was the opening act.
1990: During a concert in Liverpool, Paul McCartney performed “Strawberry Fields Forever”, “Help!” & “Give Peace a Chance” live in public for the first time.
1986: An anti-apartheid concert took place in London at London’s Clapham Common which drew a half-million people. Peter Gabriel, Sting, & Elvis Costello were among the artists who performed.
1980: Paul McCartney reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the seventh time since leaving The Beatles with “Coming Up” which spent three weeks on top of the chart.
1973: A British Invasion revival concert took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City with artists such as Wayne Fontana, Gerry and The Pacemakers, Herman’s Hermits and The Searchers all appearing on the bill.
1969: Creedence Clearwater Revival peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Bad Moon Rising” which was their second top ten single in the U.S.
Bobby Harrison-drummer for Procol Harum born in 1943