1994: Ruth Tyrangial filed a $5 million palimony lawsuit against Bob Dylan
in Los Angeles, claiming she co-wrote songs & helped manage his career
throughout a 20 year relationship, which ended the previous year.
1991: U2 reached number one on the U.K. singles chart for the second time with “The Fly” which spent one week on top. Bono described the song as “Four men chopping down The Joshua Tree”.
1985: Loverboy peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Lovin’ Every Minute of It” which was their first top ten single in the U.S.
1979: The Who’s second musical film Quadrophenia was released in the U.S. The film featured the acting debut of Sting where he played Ace Face.
1976: Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant & manager Peter Grant were interviewed on the BBC’s The Old Grey Whistle Test & revealed that the idea came for them to make The Song Remains the Same movie after using large TV screens during their concerts at Earl’s Court in the U.K. in 1975.
1974: George Harrison kicked off his first solo tour at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver in support of his fifth solo album Dark Horse. He was the first Beatle to tour as a solo act.
1974: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for one week with So Far which was their first compilation album.
1974: “Can’t Get Enough” by Bad Company peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart which was their highest charting single in the U.S.
1973: Ringo Starr released his third solo album Ringo which contained guest appearances by each of his former Beatles bandmates, The Band & Marc Bolan.
Keith Emerson-keyboardist for Emerson, Lake, & Palmer born in 1944
Bobby Dall-bassist for Poison born in 1963