In 1941, The Mamas And The Papas singer Denny Doherty was born.
In 1951, Boston guitarist Barry Goudreau was born.
In 1960, Paul McCartney and Pete Best were arrested in West Germany on suspicion of arson after an unexplained fire in the room where they lodged. They spent a night in jail and were deported.
In 1979, rapper The Game, (Jayceon Terrell Taylor), was born.
In 1997, Whitney Houston pulled out of a concert two hours before she was due on stage after discovering that the event was a mass wedding for over 1,000 Moonie couples.
In 2001, Beatles guitarist George Harrison died in Los Angeles of lung cancer aged 58.