2009 - Spinal Tap start (and end) their One Night Only World Tour at Wembley Arena in London.
1984 - Bruce Springsteen's "Dancing In The Dark" reaches its chart peak of #2 on the Hot 100. The song spends four weeks at runner-up, held off the last three by Prince's "When Doves Cry." Springsteen never does reach #1 (except as a writer: Manfred Mann's Earth Band took "Blinded by the Light" to #1 in 1977), but the next six singles from his Born In The U.S.A.album all hit the Top 10.
1977 - Marvel Comics publishes a Kiss comic book with a vial of their blood mixed into the ink.
1949 - Andy Scott (lead guitarist for Sweet) is born in Wrexham, Wales.