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En 1956 Elvis Presley‘s album, simply titled Elvis, became the first rock record to top the albums chart.

En 1968Buffalo Springfield performed their last gig together in Long Beach, California.

En 1969Richard Nixon awarded Stevie Wonder a Distinguished Service Award from the President’s Committee on Employment of the Handicapped.

En 1969Creedence Clearwater Revival released their hit “Bad Moon Rising.”

En 1973…At Tampa Stadium in Florida, Led Zeppelin played to 56,800 fans. The band grossed 309-thousand dollars. At the time, the show set a record for the largest paying crowd at an American rock concert.

En 1986Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun announced that Cleveland, Ohio would be the site of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

En 1988Michael Jackson’s Pepsi ad appeared on Soviet TV.

En 1990…Liverpool, England played host to the John Lennon Tribute Concert, which featured Hall and Oates, Kylie Minogue, Terence Trent D’Arby and roots-rocker Dave Edmunds.

En 1992House of Pain released the single “Jump Around.”

En 1995…Drummer Steven Adler, formerly of Guns N’ Roses, was arraigned on a felony count of heroin possession.

En 1997Bruce Springsteen was awarded Sweden’s Polar Music Prize, which is considered the musical equivalent of the Nobel Prize.

En 2000Rod Stewart had a benign growth on his thyroid removed.

En 2004Willie Nelson was joined by Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Jerry Lee Lewis, Al Green, Kid Rock, Toby Keith and Merle Haggard at L-A’s Wiltern Theatre for a taped concert special for USA Network.

En 2005Michael Jackson’s legal team opened up the case for the defense in his child molestation trial, with choreographer Wade Robson and another witness denying they took showers with the King of Pop.

En 2005…The prosecution in theMichael Jackson child molestation child wrapped up its case, after presenting 80 witnesses. The defense made a motion for acquittal.

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