1928 - Vladimir Horowitz debuted as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
1957 - Elvis Presley recorded "All Shook Up" and all the material from his forthcoming movie "Loving You."
1959 - Berry Gordy borrowed $800 to found the Motown record empire.
1965 - The dance show "Hullabaloo" premiered on NBC TV.
1968 - The Supremes appeared in an episode of "Tarzan" on NBC-TV. The ladies played a group of nuns.
1969 - Led Zeppelin's debut album was released in the United States.
1977 - In an English court, Keith Richards is fined 750 pounds for possession of cocaine in his wrecked car on May 19, 1976, and charged an additional 250 pounds for court costs. In the same court appearance, he is found not guilty of possession of LSD.
1984 - Motley Crue opened its first U.S. tour at Madison Square Garden, New York.
1985 - After a record 24 weeks as the #1 album in the nation, Prince slipped to the #2 spot with "Purple Rain." Replacing Prince at the top spot: ‘The Boss’ Bruce Springsteen’s "Born In the USA."
1991 - Johnny Paycheck was released from an Ohio prison after serving two years of a seven year sentence for a barroom shooting. Before leaving office, Gov. Richard Celeste commuted Paycheck's sentence.
1999 - Britney Spears' debut album "...Baby One More Time" was released.
2002 - Adam Ant (Stuart Goddard) was arrested at the Prince of Wales club in London. He was charged with possession of a firearm and with criminal damage and assault.
2005 - Bob Marley's widow announced her plans to exhume his remains in Jamaica and rebury them in his "spiritual resting place" in Ethiopia.
Barbara E. Stefano