1957 Simon & Art Garfunkel appear as Tom And Jerry on American Bandstand. Both were just 16 years old.
1963 The Beatles released their second album, “With The Beatles”, in the UK.
1965 24-year-old Bob Dylan married 26-year-old former Playboy Bunny, Sara Lowndes, under an oak tree on a judge’s lawn on Long Island. She would file for divorce in 1977.
1967 The Elvis film Clambake opens in the US to dismal reviews. Despite the thin plot and weak story line, the movie will still be a box office success.
1968 The Beatles “The White Album”. Among the 29 songs on the L.P. is Ringo Starr’s first song writing contribution, “Don’t Pass Me By”, which as a single, made it to number one in Scandinavia.
1975 Barry Manilow’s “I Write the Songs” enters the US chart. Ironically, the song was actually written by Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys.
1979 Tony Orlando returned to the concert stage in San Carlos, California after a self-imposed, three-month retirement following the suicide death of his good friend, actor Freddie Prinze.
1988 Janet Ertel of The Chordettes died of cancer at the age of 75.
1997 Michael Hutchence, the 37-year-old lead singer of INXS, was found dead in his hotel room in Sydney. The coroner determined hiss death was the result of suicide.
2004 62 year old Terry Melcher, known for his work with Paul Revere And The Raiders, The Beach Boys, The Mamas And Papas, Glen Campbell and The Byrds, lost his battle with cancer.
2010 After just one week of availability on iTunes, The Beatles’ music sold more than 450,000 albums and 2 million individual songs.