1969-Led Zeppelin's debut album was released in the UK.
1974-The Steve Miller Band were at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'The Joker'
1977-Rolling Stone Keith Richards was fined £750 ($1,275) for possession of cocaine found in his car after the guitarist had been involved in a car crash.
1977-The Police had their first rehearsal, held at drummer's Stewart Copeland's London flat, with Henri Padovani on guitar.
1983-Swedish percussionist with Traffic, Reebop Kwaku Baah died.
1993-Van Morrison failed to turn up at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction dinner, making him the first living inductee not to attend.
1996-AC/DC played the first date on their Ballbreaker World Tour in Greensboro, North Carolina.
2005-It was announced that the Strawberry Field children's home immortalised by The Beatles was to close.
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
bassist fromThe Offspring