Steve Hackett of the group Genesis was born on this day.
Tony Banks, keyboardist for the group Genesis, was born on this day.
Genesis released its first single, 'The Silent Sun'.
Genesis played their first gig for money in Surrey, England, at a cottage owned by a Sunday school teacher.
Genesis played their first show in the U.S. at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA.
Peter Gabriel announced that he was leaving the group Genesis. Phil Collins would be the new lead singer after the group auditioned more than 400 potential musicians.
The film 'Genesis in Concert' premiered in London.
Steve Hackett left Genesis to pursue a solo career.
The first Genesis album in six years was premiered live in an Album Network radio special and simultaneous webcast at www.atlantic-records.com.