1967, The Doors played the final night of a five night run at Steve Paul’s Scene in New York City.
1974, Mike Oldfields ‘Tubular Bells’ went to No.1 for the first time on the album chart 15 months after being released. It went on to sell over 10 million copies worldwide.
1974, Olivia Newton-John started a two week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘I Honestly Love You’, the singers first of five chart toppers
1974, The Beach Boys went to No.1 on the album chart with ‘Endless Summer’, the group’s second number one.
1975, Stevie Wonder appeared at the Wonder Dream Concert in Kingston, Jamaica, a Jamaican Institute for the Blind benefit concert. Along with Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer, the three original Wailers, performing together for the last time.
1984, The Grateful Dead played at the Coliseum in Charlotte, NC.
Born on this day: Steve Miller (1943) Brian Connolly, Sweet (1949)and Bob Geldof (1951)
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