1970: T. Rex singer & guitarist Marc Bolan married girlfriend June Child at the Kensington Registry Office in the U.K. They would divorce in 1975.
1964: The Beatles recorded their first and only session for EMI Records outside of the U.K. in Paris at Pathe Marconi Studios. They recorded German versions of “Can’t Buy Me Love”, “I Want to Hold Your Hand” & “She Loves You”.
1965: The Who appeared on U.K. television for the first time to perform “I Can’t Explain” on Ready, Steady, Go!
1964: The Rolling Stones appeared on the U.K. television show Juke Box Jury as panelists. They caused a furor in the British press for their impolite behavior, which included referring to Elvis Presley’s current single as dated.
1989: Bon Jovi kicked off the North American leg of their Jersey Syndicate Tour in support of New Jersey at the Reunion Arena in Dallas. Skid Row was the opening band.
1973: Neil Young was handed a piece of paper during a concert at Madison Square Garden & read the message that a peace accord had been reached in Vietnam.
1966: The Beatles peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Day Tripper”.
1974: Then-Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter invited Bob Dylan to a post-concert party at the Governor’s mansion at the insistence of son Chip.
1979: Eric Clapton peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Promises” which was Clapton’s third top ten single as a solo artist in the U.S.
Happy 68th Birthday to Rod Evans from Deep Purple
Happy 53rd Birthday Jeff Pilson from Foreigner, Dokken and Dio
Happy 61st Birthday Francis Buchholz from The Scorpions
1974: Fans en route to the Bob Dylan and the Band concert in Miami found themselves in a nine-mile long traffic jam, which caused many to miss half of the show.
1965: The Guess Who released their debut single, a cover of Johnny Kidd & The Pirates’ “Shakin’ All Over” which reached number one in Canada & number 22 in the U.S.
1965: Bob Dylan completed recording his fifth studio album Bringing it all Back Home at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City. It went on to be Dylan’s first album to reach the top ten of the Billboard 200 Album Chart, peaking at number six.
1963: Charlie Watts performed his first concert as the drummer for The Rolling Stones at the Flamingo Jazz Club in Soho, outside of London.
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