1981: Rush kicked off their tour in support of Moving Pictures at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, MI.
1960: Elvis Presley received his first Gold album for his sophomore album Elvis.
1984: Jerry Lee Lewis surrendered to federal authorities on charges of income tax evasion. Lewis would later be acquitted.
1977: Glen Matlock was fired as the bassist for the Sex Pistols. When the group reunited in 1996, 2002 & 2007, Matlock was their bassist.
2000: David Bowie announced that his wife Iman is pregnant with his baby. Their daughter was born August 15th, 2000.
1979: Dire Straits released their debut single “Sultans of Swing” in the U.S., which went on to reach number four on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.
1972: Paul McCartney made his live debut with Wings with a surprise concert at Nottingham University in the U.K.
1980: David Bowie & his wife Angie divorced after being married for nearly a decade. David would receive custody of his son Zowie.
1986: The Rolling Stones filmed their music video for their cover of Bob & Earl’s “Harlem Shuffle” in New York City.
1980: Dream Police by Cheap Trick was certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of one million copies.