Manfred Mann (Michael Lubowitz) has a birthday today.
Chicago trumpet player Lee Loughnane was born today.
Toto guitarist Steve Lukather was born today
The Kingsmen and the Dave Clark Five appear on 'Shindig!'
The Beatles wanted to start over from scratch on a song they had previously been working on, 'Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown).' They finished the song in three takes and began work on Lennon's 'Nowhere Man.'
The Who appeared on Britain's 'Ready Steady Go!'
Mick and Bianca Jagger's daughter Jade was born in Paris
Keith Moon performed his last live concert with The Who at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. He would later play with The Who during filming for 'The Kids Are Alright,' but this was his last live performance before an untimely death the following fall in 1978. Onstage, Moon's drumming was unmatched by most with a power and fury that would earn Keith the nickname of Moon The Loon. In 1976, The Who went out on their second North American tour to support The Who By Numbers album with the end of the road in Toronto. Next time the drum chair would be occupied by another.
Elton John files a $35 Million lawsuit accusing a reporter from the TV show 'Hard Copy' of falsely stating that he had moved to Atlanta to be near an AIDS treatment center.
There were three landmark fundraising concerts following the attacks on September 11th, 2001. The last of which was held at RFK Stadium in Washington DC, called 'United We Stand: What More Can I Give?' Performers included James Brown, Al Green, Carole King, Rod Stewart, America, Huey Lewis, Aerosmith, and in what would be his final public appearance, Michael Jackson.