1978: Eric Clapton peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Lay Down Sally” which was Clapton’s second top ten single as a solo artist in the U.S.
1978: David Bowie kicked off the Low/Heroes World Tour at the San Diego Sports Arena.
1996: Phil Collins announced that he was leaving Genesis to focus on his solo career, soundtrack work and some jazz projects.
1969: John Lennon & Yoko Ono began a week long bed-in at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel to promote world peace.
1973: John Lennon was ordered to leave the U.S. within 60 days by immigration authorities. This began Lennon’s long fight to obtain his green card, which he received in 1976.
1986: Heart reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first time with “These Dreams”, which spent one week on top of the chart.
1987: ZZ Top played the final date of their fourteen month tour in support of Afterburner at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, HI.
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