In 1948, Ozzy Osbourn was born.

http://youtu.be/bwDpAfFzcRQ

In 1965, Rolling Stone Keith Richards was knocked unconscious when his guitar touched his microphone, causing an electric shock.

http://youtu.be/iLddJ1WceHQ

 

In 1966, Ray Charles was convicted of possessing heroin and marijuana and given a five year suspended prison sentence and a $10,000 fine.

http://youtu.be/6GX8UalMq8k

 

In 1976, Pink Floyd's inflatable pig broke free from it's moorings and floated over London. It eventually crash landed on a farmer's barn, scaring his cows.

http://youtu.be/IVNDqtMYLWA

 

In 1986, two families sued Judas Priest, alleging that the band were responsible for their son's forming a suicide pact and shooting themselves after listening to Judas Priest records. The suit was ultimately dismissed.
http://youtu.be/wgKFJisceOw

 

In 1999, rapper Jay-Z was arrested in connection with the stabbing of music executive Lance Rivera. The rapper was charged with first-degree assault.

http://articles.nydailynews.com/1999-12-04/news/18122032_1_jay-z-carbon-club-rivera

 

In 2003, A Los Angeles court ruled that the privacy of singer Barbra Streisand was not violated when a picture of her Malibu estate was posted on a website.

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/crime/streisand-privacy-suit-gets-bounced

 

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