1977 – Foreigner released their hit song “Cold As Ice.”
1977 – Judas Priest embarked on their first U.S. tour in Oakland, California, opening for Led Zeppelin.
1980 – Keith Godchaux of The Grateful Dead died from injuries resulting from a motorcycle accident.
1990 – Production started on John Mellencamp’s acting and directing debut, “Falling From Grace.”
1998 – Iron Maiden announced that they had to cancel the rest of a U.S. tour after a doctor told Blaze Bailey not to sing for one month.