Music History for
1872 - Composer Deodat de Severac was born.
1940 - "Billboard" magazine published its first listing of best-selling singles. Ten songs were on the list.
1965 - Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" was released.
1968 - Jane Asher announced that Paul McCartney has broken off
1974 - Joey Ramone became the lead vocalist for the Ramones.
1975 - Steve Van Zandt (also known as Little Steven) performed for the first time in concert
as a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band.
1979 - Electric Light Orchestra took out advertisements
dedicating the release of "Don't Bring Me Down" to Skylab.
1986 - The film biography "Sid and Nancy" premiered in London. (Sex Pistols)
1987 - Production was completed on Prince's third movie, "Sign O' The Times" in Minneapolis, MN.
1996 - Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) was arrested for assault and then
later released after playing on the Lollapalooza '96 tour
in North Carolina.
2010 - In New York, Ice-T was arrested for driving with a suspended license.