~ 1967 – First edition of Rolling Stone magazine is published in San Francisco
~ 1975 – David Bowie appeared on Cher’s CBS TV show
~ 1928 – Ennio Mprricone was born
~ 1960 – Gregg Allman received a guitar for his 13th birthday
~ 1969 – Jim Morrison (Doors) and Tom Bakker was jailed for “interfering with the flight of an intercontinental aircraft and public drunkenness.” The charges were eventually dropped.
~ 1984 – Madonna released the album “Like A Virgin” in the U.S.
~ 1996 – Eminem’s first studio album, “Infinite,” was released.
~ 1968 – The Beatles’ animated movie “Yellow Submarine” premiered in the U.S.
~ 1974 – An imposter posing as Deep Purple guitar player Ritchie Blackmore smashed up a borrowed Porsche in Iowa City.
~ 1947 – Buckwheat Zydeco was born. Stanley Joseph Dural, Jr. (November 14, 1947 – September 24, 2016),better known by his stage name Buckwheat Zydeco, was an American accordionist and zydeco musician. He was one of the few zydeco artists to achieve mainstream success.
Buckwheat Zydeco performed with a large number of famous musicians from Eric Clapton (with whom he also recorded) and U2 to the Boston Pops. The band performed at the closing ceremonies of the 1996 Summer Olympics to a worldwide audience of three billion people. Buckwheat performed for President Clinton twice, celebrating both of his inaugurations. The band appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, CNN, The Today Show, MTV, NBC News, CBS Morning News, National Public Radio’s Mountain Stage, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
~ 1970 – Santana’s “Black Magic Woman” was released.
~ 1956 – Elvis Presley made his acting debut in the premiere of the “Love Me Tender” movie.
~ 1965 – The Rolling Stones made their debut on NBC-TV’s “Hullabaloo” television show. The band performed “Get Off My Cloud.”