Doug Kershaw born. He's a Louisiana Man.
Jack Scott (Jack Scafone Jr.) is born. 1941
Ray Stevens (Ray Bagsdale) born in Georgia. Ray wrote novelty songs ("A-Hab the Arab", "The Streak") and "Turn Your Radio On".
New Orleans' Aaron Neville born.
Producer Michael Chapman born. 1944
Neil Diamond (Noah Kaminsky) born in Brooklyn. 1947
Warren Zevon born.
Jim Rutledge of Bloodrock is born. 1949
Comic John Belushi born 1958
Pianist turned presenter Julian Holland born – better known as Jools Holland – formerly of Squeeze
Elvis' "Jailhouse Rock" is the first single ever to enter the UK charts at #1. 1962
Beatles sign contract with Brian Epstein 1969
Opening for Led Zeppelin in New York City, Jethro Tull make their US concert debut. 1970
James "Shep" Shepherd, (the Heartbeats, Shep & The Limelights) found dead, beaten and robbed in his car on the L.I .Expressway.
The 'mini-moog' introduced by Dr. Robert Moog.1972
Gene Austin dies. 1979
The Clash release their first US single "I Fought The Law". 1980
Malcolm McLaren intorduces Annabella Lwin and Bow Wow Wow. 1986
Singer and film star Gordon MacRae dies.