1992 - "Nevermind" album from Nirvana hits #1 in America.
1992 - Nirvana make their first appearance on Saturday Night Live.
1977 - Keith Richards was tried in London for possession of cocaine, found in his car after an accident, and fined £750.
1967 - Jimi Hendrix records "Purple Haze" at De Lane Lea Studios in London.
1963 - The Whiskey A-Go-Go, famous Los Angeles night club, opened its doors.
1942 - Clarence Clemons, of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, is born in Virginia.