The Rock History Report for September 2nd
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1963 - The Angels entered history books as the first white all-female group to chart a No.1 record, with "My Boyfriend's Back."
1965 - The Beatles received a gold record for their hit single "Help!"
1965 - The Rolling Stones made an appearance on British TV show "Ready Steady Go!" Mick Jagger performed a parody of Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe" With Andrew Loog Oldham.
1965 - The Beatles released the single "Yesterday," a song which has gone on to become the most covered tune of all time.
1971 - The Grateful Dead's ex-manager was arrested after embezzling $70,000 from the band. He was immortalized in the song, Hes Gone.
1978 - George Harrison married Olivia Trinidad Arias, then a secretary at his Dark Horse record company.
1981 - Prince released the single "Controversy."
1987 - Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel and Tracy Chapman kicked off the Amnesty International Tour in London.
1989 - The Cars Ric Ocasek married Paulina Porizkova.
1997 - War released their 20th album, Coleccion Latina.
1951 Mik Kaminski of ELO
1956 Fritz McIntyre of Simply Red