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1961 - The Beatles signed on with Brian Epstein to be their manager.

1966 - Jimi Hendrix recorded "Foxey Lady."

1974 - George Harrison sat down at the White House for lunch with President Gerald Ford.

1975 - David Bowie released "Golden Years."

1975 - Foghat released "Slow Ride."

1985 - Phil Collins played a drug dealer on Miami Vice in his U.S. TV acting debut.

1988 - Bruce Springsteen's divorce from Julianne Phillips was finalized.

1993 - Legendary Guns N' Roses axeman Slash sat in with Billy Joel at a Los Angeles concert to shred a solo on the song "Shameless."

1994 - Prince played the tune "Dolphin" on Late Show with David Letterman.

2001 - Nirvana's Krist Novoselic and David Grohl filed a countersuit against Courtney Love, claiming she manipulated the memory and catalog of her late husband, Kurt Cobain, to advance her own career.


1948   Jeff "Skunk" Baxter of Steely Dan
1949  Ted Nugent
1949  Randy Owen of Alabama
1954  Berton Averre of the Knack

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