2007 - The Beatles - inspired movie Across The Universe opens.
2003 - Jet releases their debut album, Get Born.
1998 - Metallica began recording the album "Garage Inc."
1995 - Paul McCartney's handwritten lyrics for The Beatles' "Getting Better" fetch $249,000 at Sotheby's in London.
1987 - The TV series The Golden Girls debuts on NBC.
1981 - Pink Floyd's movie "The Wall" began production.
1979 - The film version of Quadrophenia, The Who's 1973 rock opera about growing up mod in London, premieres at the Toronto Film Festival.
1974 - Eric Clapton's "I Shot The Sheriff," a song written by Bob Marley, hits #1 in America.
1969 - Genesis take the stage for the first time, playing at the cottage owned by leader Peter Gabriel's former Sunday School teacher.
1963 - The Beatles' "She Loves You" becomes England's best-selling single of all time.
1955 - Little Richard records "Tutti Frutti" in New Orleans.
1949 - Steve Gaines (guitarist/songwriter for Lynyrd Skynyrd) is born in Seneca, Missouri, but would be raised in Miami, Oklahoma.