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1969 - Doors singer Jim Morrison was locked up after interfering with the flight of an intercontinental aircraft and public drunkenness." However, charges against the Lizard King were eventually dropped.
1970 - John Lennon released the album Plastic Ono Band, which coincidentally enough, was also the name of an album released by Yoko Ono on the very same day.
1970 - Bantam Books published the book Tarantula, by Bob Dylan.
1972 - The Allman Brothers Berry Oakley was killed at the age of 24 in a motorcycle accident.
1976 - KISS released their Rock and Roll Over album.
1989 - Melissa Etheridge and Joe Cocker performed for jubilant Germans after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
1997 - Metallica performed a free concert in Philadelphia.
1941 Jesse Colin Young of The Youngbloods
1945 Vince Martell of Vanilla Fudge
1945 Chris Dreja of TheYardbirds
1953 Andy Partridge of XTC