1957 - Elvis Presley made his last appearance on the "Ed Sullivan Show" in New York City.
1958 - Gibson patented its Flying V electric guitar.
1975 - About a thousand Led Zeppelin fans riot while waiting for tickets to go on sale at Boston Garden, causing approximately $30,000 in damage. The show was cancelled by Boston Mayor Kevin White.
1976 - The album "Frampton Comes Alive" was released by Herb Alpert's A&M Records in the U.S.
1977 - EMI terminated its contract with the Sex Pistols just three months after signing it. No reason was given.
1982 - The Prince single "Let's Work" was released.
1987 - Elton John cancelled all live performances for a year after having throat surgery.
1993 - Bill Wyman announced that he has officially left the Rolling Stones.
2009 - The iTunes Music Store reached 6 billion songs sold.
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Barbara E. Stefano