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1964 - The Beatles performed "I'm a Loser," "Kansas City," and "Boys" at a London taping for the television show Shindig!

1967 – Mama Cass Elliot spent the night in a London jail after a dispute over a hotel bill.

1967 - The Beatles refused a $1 million offer to play Shea Stadium.

1977 - RCA issued David Bowie's sophomore album.

1977 - Steve Hackett departed Genesis to pursue a solo career.

1978 - The Rolling Stones first appeared on  Saturday Night Live.

1980 - Dusty Springfield appeared onstage in New York, marking his first live outing in eight years.

1982 - Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was given a 12-month conditional discharge after being found guilty for cocaine possession.

1989 - Jefferson Starship allowed fans entrance to a concert for a can of food.

1995 - David Bowie released "Outside.”

1996 – Tickets for a solo acoustic show by Bruce Springsteen sold out in 8 minutes.

2001 – Drummer Peter Criss performed in his final show with Kiss at a gig in Charleston, SC. Criss was replaced by Eric Singer, who had been a member of Kiss prior to the 1995 reunion tour.

2004 - Melissa Etheridge announced that she would undergo surgery and treatment for breast cancer, prompting the cancellation of her tour. 

Birthdays:

1949 David Hope of Kansas
1951 John Mellencamp
1953 Tico Torres of Bon Jovi
1968 Thom Yorke of Radiohead

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