2013 - Pearl Jam play a sold-out show at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Seven songs in, the show is delayed by... lightning. After midnight, the band returns to the stage and plays a rousing set, as the place is still packed.
2002 - Movin' Out, a stage musical dedicated to the songs of Billy Joel, premieres in Chicago.
1995- Clueless debuts in theaters, with Alicia Silverstone, who appeared in the music video for Aerosmith's "Cryin'."
1994 - The Rolling Stones release Voodoo Lounge.
1991 - Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler filed a lawsuit against the band. He claimed the other members had forced him to sign a contract that took his royalties and writing credits. Adler had concentration problems after he entered a rehabilitation program and was withdrawing from heroin.
1986 - Genesis have their first #1 Hot 100 hit with "Invisible Touch."
1985 - Joan Jett calls up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson before his fight with Larry Sims, which Tyson wins handily. The superstitious Tyson insists on getting a call from Jett before every fight, which he does until breaking tradition for his bout against Buster Douglas on February 11, 1990 - Tyson's first loss.
1980 - David Bowie begins his run as The Elephant Man in Denver.
1980 - Billy Joel's "It's Still Rock and Roll To Me" hits #1 in the US.
1976 - Deep Purple broke up.
1969 - The Spencer Davis Group breaks up.
1952 - Allen Collins is born Larkin Allen Collins Jr. in Jacksonville, Florida.
1948 - Keith Godchaux is born in Seattle, Washington, but will grow up in Concord, California.
1947 - Bernie Leadon is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1947 - Queen guitarist Brian May is born in Hampton, Middlesex, England.