1954 – Bob Dylan came of age as he celebrated his bar mitzvah (he later converted to Christianity).
1958 – Jerry Lee Lewis revealed that he had married his 13-year-old cousin, Myra.
1970 – Elvis Presley signed a contract to make three movies with MGM.
1980 – Five of Jimi Hendrix’s gold records were stolen from the Electric Ladyland studios in New York.
1987 – Roy Orbison appeared as the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live.”
1997 – Fleetwood Mac played the first of two MTV Unplugged specials which were aired later that summer.
2000 – The ASCAP Pop Music Awards presented Steely Dan with the Founders Award for a lifetime of songwriting.