2013 - Ray Dolby (sound engineer who invented the noise-reduction system) dies of leukemia in San Francisco at age 80.
2007 - Led Zeppelin announce a reunion concert, with 18,000 tickets priced at $255 each doled out in an online lottery.
2003 - Johnny Cash dies of complications from diabetes in Nashville at age 71.
2002 - The house that Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) lived in as a child was sold on eBay for $210,000. The house had been valued at $52,660 in 2000.
2000 - Jimi Hendrix's family released 56 rare tracks in a 4-CD boxed set, "The Jimi Hendrix Experience."
1990 - Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie both announced that they would no longer perform with Fleetwood Mac.
1977 - Paul McCartney's son, James, is born.
1975 - Pink Floyd releases Wish You Were Here.
1969 - The Rolling Stones release Through The Past, Darkly.
1966 - The Monkees TV show makes its debut, with four actors chosen to portray a pop band based on The Beatles.
1966 - The Beatles received a gold record for "Yellow Submarine."