2012 - The Who announce of a tour to revive their rock opera Quadrophenia.
2008 - Billy Joel plays the "Last Play at Shea" concert.
2006 - Carmen Electra filed for a divorce from Dave Navarro.
2000 - Metallica played at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA.
1988 - A California appeals court upheld a lower courts' decision to dismiss a case against Ozzy Osbourne and CBS Records.
1978 - Def Leppard make their live debut in Sheffield, England.
1974 - Reinforcing his anti-establishment beliefs, the US denies renewal of John Lennon's visa based on a drug possession conviction in England four years earlier.
1970 - Pink Floyd and Deep Purple played a free concert at London's Hyde Park.
1964 - The Rolling Stones score their first American hit when their cover of Buddy Holly's "Not Fade Away."
1938 - Ian Stewart was born in Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland.