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1958 - Buddy Holly & The Crickets set out on their first and only UK tour in London.
1963 - Chubby Checker hosted a “Limbo Party” at San Francisco’s Cow Palace. Performers included Marvin Gaye, The Four Seasons, The Crystals, Lou Christie, Dick & Dee Dee, Paul & Paula, and Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass.
1964 - The Beatles got started on their film Hard Day’s Night with director Richard Lester in London.
1967 - The Mamas & The Papas scored the Best Contemporary Group Performance Grammy for their classic, “Monday Monday.”
1985 - Phil Collins’ No Jacket Required was the No. 1 album in the UK.
1999 - For the first time in over 25 years, Neil Young launched a completely solo tour with a gig in Vancouver, B.C.
1999 - Bob Dylan opened the Las Vegas House of Blues. U2 singer Bono joined the songwriter on “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door’.
2002 - Jerry Lee Lewis decided not to attend his induction to the Delta Music Hall of Fame because he wasn’t pleased with the plane that was sent to pick him up.
1938 Willie Chambers of The Chambers Brothers
1944 Lou Reed
1956 Mark Evans of AC/DC
1962 Jon Bon Jovi of Bon Jovi
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