2008 - Joan Jett plays a murder victim on the "Reunion" episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Her character hosts a show called Rock 'n Talk before she meets her demise.
2000 - Yoko Ono filed a lawsuit against Teito Rapid Transit Authority, in Japan, for copyright infringement for their unauthorized use of a ticket showing the portrait of John Lennon.
1985 - The Live Aid concerts take place in Philadelphia and London to raise money for the hungry in Africa. And David Bowie and Mick Jagger debut their video for "Dancing in the Street."
1973 - Queen release their self-titled debut album.
1942 - Roger McGuinn of The Byrds is born in Chicago, Illinois.