1992: Elton John performed his first concert in Mexico at the Estadio Azteca stadium in Mexico City before an audience of 90,000.
1992: Ronnie Bond, original drummer for The Troggs died in Winchester, Hampshire, U.K. He was 49 years old.
1992: Crue Ball a pinball video game based around Motley Crue & featured three songs by Motley Crue (“Dr. Feelgood”, “Live Wire” & “Home Sweet Home”) was released for the Sega Genesis video game system.
1990: Rod Stewart was sued by Patricia Boughton for allegedly kicking a soccer ball into the audience at a concert in Clarkston, MI that ruptured a tendon in her middle finger and as a result, the injury made sex between her and her husband difficult. Boughton would later receive a $17,000 settlement.
1976: Peter Frampton peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Do You Feel Like We Do” making it Frampton’s second top ten single in the U.S.
1974: An imposter posing as Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore crashed a borrowed Porsche in Iowa City. The real Blackmore was onstage in San Francisco.
1971: Santana reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the second time with Santana III which spent five weeks at number one. Santana didn’t return to the top of the album chart again until 1999 with Supernatural.
1968: Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones bought the Cotchford Farm estate in Sussex, U.K. It was the estate where A.A. Milne wrote Winnie the Pooh.
1968: Yellow Submarine the animated movie based on the music of The Beatles premiered in the U.S.
Roger Steen-guitarist for The Tubes born in 1949
Aldo Nova born in 1956