Fox Facts: January 16


2018 - Glenn Frey's widow filed a wrongful death lawsuit against doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. The suit claimed that hospital staff and the gastroenterologist who cared for the Eagles guitarist in 2015, were negligent in treating the singer's bowel disease. 

2016 - Bruce Springsteen begins The River Tour with a show in Pittsburgh.

1992 - Eric Clapton records Eric Clapton Unplugged for MTV. 

The album wins six Grammy Awards, including Record Of The Year.

1991 - The 6th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are held in New York City, included inductees LaVern Baker, The Byrds, John Lee Hooker, The Impressions, Wilson Pickett, Jimmy Reed, and Ike and Tina Turner.

1988 - George Harrison hits #1 with "Got My Mind Set On You."

1980 - Paul McCartney packs about half a pound of marijuana in his luggage, which lands him 10 days in a Tokyo jail upon arrival.

1979 - Cher's divorce from Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers becomes final.

1975 - McCartney and Wings arrive in New Orleans to begin sessions on their Venus and Mars album at Allen Toussaint's Sea Saint studios.

1973 - Bruce Springsteen performs at Villanova University, Philadelphia, to an audience of 25 people.

1965 - Beatles manager Brian Epstein, in Britain's Melody Maker magazine, is quoted as saying "I give The Beatles two or three years more at the top."

1957 - The Cavern Club opened its doors as a Jazz club in Liverpool, England.