2007 - The game "Guitar Hero Encore: Rock the 80s" was released in North America.
2001 - Bob Seger's boat Lightning wins its division in the 291-mile Port Huron to Mackinac Boat Race in Michigan with a time of 30 hours, 34 minutes, 42 seconds.
1998 - Aerosmith announced that they were postponing the first 13 dates of their U.S. tour.
1987 - The movie La Bamba, a somewhat fictionalized biography of Latin rock star Ritchie Valens, opens in the US.
1982 - Thanks to its use in the movie Rocky III, "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor hits #1 for the first of six weeks.
1978 - The film Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band opens in America, and it tanks hard.
1965 - The Beach Boys record "California Girls."