1952 – Frank Sinatra recorded his own version of the Cab Calloway classic “Birth of the Blues.”
1964 – The Rolling Stones appeared on the television program “The Hollywood Palace” for the first time.
1967 – The Doors released “Light My Fire.”
1972 – With Stevie Wonder serving as their opening act, The Rolling Stones set out on their Exile On Main Street North American tour in Vancouver.
1972 – The Eagles released “Take It Easy.”
1982 – Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis, Tennessee mansion, opened as a tourist attraction.
1998 – Van Halen called off a gig at the Docks club in Hamburg, Germany, after a piece of plaster fell from the ceiling, hitting Alex Van Halen and bruising his arm.