2005 - The white suit John Lennon wore on the cover of The Beatles' Abbey Road sells at a Las Vegas Amnesty International charity auction for $118,000.
1998 - KISS launch their Psycho Circus tour with a Halloween show in Los Angeles.
1992 - Joan Jett stars in an episode of the TV series Highlander, playing one of the immortals.
1991 - Spinal Tap announce a reunion.
1975 - Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" was released as a single.
1971 - Pink Floyd release their sixth album, Meddle, in the US.
1966 - Adam Horovitz (aka Ad-Rock of Beastie Boys) is born in Manhattan, New York.
1964 - Barbra Streisand's A Hard Day's Night hits #1.
1963 - Ed Sullivan sees 50,000 fans cheer The Beatles at London's Heathrow Airport and later books them for three appearances on his TV show early the next year.
1961 - U2 drummer Larry Mullen is born in Artane, Dublin, Ireland.
1945 - Russ Ballard (Unit 4+2 guitarist and Argentfrontman) is born in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England.