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In 1958, Dickey Doo & the Don'ts peaked at No. 46 with "Flip Top Box."
In 1967, Canned Heat performed at the Monterey (Calif.) Pop Festival, leading to a contract with Liberty Records.
In 1968, Janis Joplin, Steve Miller, and Santana played a benefit at San Francisco's Fillmore Auditorium. Proceeds from the gig went toward keeping the Matrix Club, another San Francisco venue, open.
In 1975, Don Robey, the entrepreneur whose Peacock label was home to Little Richard and Bobby "Blue" Bland, died at age 71.
In 1976, "The Jacksons," a summer variety show, began its network run on CBS-TV.
In 1978, the movie musical "Grease," with Olivia Newton John and John Travolta, premiered. The soundtrack produced two No. 1 singles, "Grease" (by Frankie Valli) and "You're the One That I Want" (by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John).
In 1982, Pretenders guitarist James Honeyman-Scott died following a period of cocaine and heroin addiction.
And in 1982, in Tulsa, Okla., Donnie Van Zant of Southern rockers .38 Special was arrested onstage after drinking in public.
In 1985, the U.S. No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit was "Heaven," by Bryan Adams.
In 1987, lawyers for Jerry Garcia gave the Ben & Jerry ice cream company permission to market the flavor called Cherry Garcia.
Also in 1987, Michael Jackson increased his offer for the bones of John Merrick, aka the Elephant Man. He was again refused.
In 1988, Pink Floyd played Berlin. In East Berlin, 2,000 fans gathered at the wall to listen to the concert.
In 1989, Smokey Robinson released his own line of perfume called Smoke. It's marketed as "the most sensual woman's perfume."
In 1990, the Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black" went to No. 1 in the Netherlands 24 years after it was first released.
In 1993, the U.S. Postal Service released a set of seven stamps featuring rock and blues legends. The featured performers are Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding, Ritchie Valens, Dinah Washington and Elvis Presley. A separate Presley stamp was also issued earlier in the year.
In 1994, Kristen Pfaff was found dead in her bathtub with syringes and other suspected drug paraphernalia nearby. The 26-year-old was the bass player for Hole, the band of Kurt Cobain's widow, Courtney Love.
In 1995, Pearl Jam kicked off their first tour without the involvement of Ticketmaster. The Seattle band had accused the company of monopolizing the ticket industry. Instead, tickets are sold through a mail-order service.
In 1997, Alan Jackson made a little history by becoming the first artist ever to win six times as male vocalist of the year in the TNN/Music City News Country Awards.
In 1998, members of Live donated part of the proceeds from their show in Asbury Park, N.J., to a casualty of June 13, 1998's Tibetan Freedom Concert in Washington, D.C. The rock band helped fund a skin graft operation for concertgoer Lysa Selfon, 25, who was critically injured by a lightning bolt. Like Live, law student Selfon hails from Lancaster County, Pa.
Also in 1998, recording Academy chief Michael Greene announced that after two turbulent years in New York, the Grammy Awards are to return to Los Angeles.
And in 1998, longtime Nashville manager Jack McFadden died at home of liver cirrhosis. He was 71. McFadden managed Buck Owens for 30 years and launched Billy Ray Cyrus' career after every Nashville label turned Cyrus down.
In 1999, Phil Collins got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2002, Elvis Presley reappeared on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the most chart-topping singles in British history. The remix of his 1968 track "A Little Less Conversation," credited to Elvis Vs. JXL and the first remix of any Presley recording sanctioned by his estate, hits the top with first week sales of nearly 250,000 copies.
In 2003, Toto apologized to keyboardist David Paich after claiming he was sitting out of their summer tour to get a sex change operation. Paich was actually tending to a sick family member. Guitarist Steve Lukather said he was sorry the joke got out of control.