2002: Elton John & Bernie Taupin received the Music Industry Trusts Award in
the U.K in recognition of their contribution to music in the U.K. Previous
recipients of the award include Ahmet Ertegun, George Martin & Andrew Lloyd
1992: The Talking Heads’ Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth became first time parents as their son Robert was born.
1989: Aerosmith peaked at number five on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with Pump which was their second top ten album in the U.S. & went on to sell seven million copies in the U.S.
1988: U2’s documentary Rattle and Hum premiered in theaters in North America. The movie was filmed while they were on tour in support of The Joshua Tree.
1978: Former Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young bassist Greg Reeves filed a lawsuit against his former band for $1 million in back royalties from sales of the album Déjà Vu.
1977: The Last Waltz director Martin Scorsese’s acclaimed documentary of The Band’s last concert premiered in New York City.
1975: David Bowie premiered his latest single “Golden Years” on Soul Train. He also performed “Fame”.
1972: The Moody Blues peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Nights in White Satin” which was their highest charting single in the U.S.
1961: Bob Dylan performed his first concert as a headliner at the Carnegie Chapter Hall in New York City which drew 43 people, most of the audience being friends of Dylan’s.
James Honeyman-Scott-guitarist for The Pretenders born in 1956