1962: The Beatles released their first single “Love Me Do” in the U.K. where it reached number 17. When it was first released in the U.S. in 1964, it reached number one.
1978: Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley & Peter Criss’ solo albums were each certified Gold & Platinum by the RIAA.
1977: Elton John became the first musician to be inducted into the Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame.
1988: Van Halen kicked off the second leg of their tour in support on OU812 at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY.
1979: The Police reached number one on the U.K. Singles Chart for the first time with “Message in a Bottle” which spent three weeks at number one.
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