1953 – Liberace made his debut at Carnegie Hall for a sellout crowd.
1954 – Elvis Presley appeared live on “Grand Ole Opry” and performed “Blue Moon of Kentucky.”
1964 – Brian Epstein, the Beatles’ manager, turned down an offer of 3 1/2 million pound offer to sell his management contract.
1965 – The half hour Saturday morning cartoon “The Beatles” premiered on ABC-TV. The show ran until September 7, 1969.
1965 – The Who began a short tour in Scandinavia. Roger Daltrey punched Keith Moon during the event.
1967 – The Beatles began recording “Fool On The Hill” in London at Abbey Road Studios.
1970 – Ringo Starr released “Beaucoups of Blues” in the U.K.
1975 – Jackie Wilson collapsed while performing “Lonely Teardrops” at the Latino Casino in Cherry Hill, NJ. He had suffered a heart attack that caused brain damage. He was 41 years old. He died in 1984 after spending the rest of his life in hospitals.
1976 – The Wings play a benefit show to raise money for the restoration of water-damaged art treasures in St. Marks Square in Venice.
1979 – The musical “Evita” opened on Broadway. The work was the third collaboration of Tim Rice and Andre Lloyd Weber.
1979 – Gary Numan released the album “The Pleasure Principle” in the U.S.