1956 A front page article in Billboard magazine says that the US Army will give Elvis a GI haircut, much to the dismay of his fans.
1957 After a show in Los Angeles, the police tell Elvis that he is not allowed to wiggle his hips onstage. The next night, they film his entire concert, but no charges are filed.
1962 The Rolling Stones, consisting of Keith Richard, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, pianist Ian Stewart and drummer Tony Chapman, record their first demo tape at Curly Clayton Studios in London.
1964 31 year old Salvatore Philip Bono marries 18 year old Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere. For a time they performed together as Caesar and Cleo before changing the name of their act to Sonny and Cher. Their union lasted 12 years.
1975 In a rare feat, Bruce Springsteen appears on the cover of both Time and Newsweek magazines.
1995 Singer Gloria Estefan becomes the first Pop star to perform for Pope John Paul II as part of the celebration of his 50th anniversary in the priesthood.
1997 Johnny Cash announces that he has Parkinson’s disease, however, he has been misdiagnosed. Later, doctors mistakenly say he has Shy-Drager Syndrome, but it turned out he has neither.
2013 Lou Reed died of liver disease at the age of 71.