2008: The Police performed what they said would be their final concert ever at Madison Square Garden, which was a benefit concert for public television.
2006: Gene Simmons Family Jewels premiered on the A&E Network. The program follows the life of Simmons, his longtime partner Shannon Tweed & their two children.
1983: Black Sabbath released their eleventh studio album Born Again which was their first and only album with Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan singing for them as Gillan rejoined Deep Purple the following year.
1982: Fleetwood Mac reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the third time with Mirage which spent five weeks on top of the chart.
1981: Motorhead drummer Phil “Philty Animal” Taylor was fined $90 & found guilty of marijuana possession.
1976: Aerosmith peaked at number twenty-one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Last Child” their third top 40 hit.
1974: J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf married Faye Dunaway in Beverly Hills, CA. The couple would divorce in 1979.
1971: Frank Zappa & the Mothers performed at the Pauley Pavilion on the campus of UCLA. This concert was later released the following March as a live album titled Just Another Band from L.A.
1970: The Goose Lake International Music Festival began in Jackson, MI. Approximately 200,000 were in attendance & the three day festival included Rod Stewart & The Faces, Jethro Tull, Chicago, Bob Seger, Ten Years After, The Stooges, Mountain, The James Gang, the MC5, & The Flying Burrito Brothers. Alice Cooper & Joe Cocker were originally on the bill, but didn’t appear.
Andy Fraser-bassist for Free born in 1952
Bruce Dickinson-singer for Iron Maiden born in 1958