On this day
1965 | The Rolling Stones recorded ’(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’ at RCA Hollywood studios.
1967 | Pink Floyd appeared at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, giving a special concert Games For May – Space Age Relaxation For The Climate Of Spring.
1967 | Are You Experienced by the Jimi Hendrix Experience was released in the UK. It is widely regarded as one of the greatest debuts in the history of rock music.
1971 | Rolling Stone Mick Jagger married Bianca Macias at St Tropez Town Hall.
1973 | Led Zeppelin started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with their fifth album Houses Of The Holy.
1977 | Led Zeppelin received the outstanding contribution to British music at the second Ivor Novello Awards held at the Grosvenor Hotel, London.
1990 | Adamski started a four-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Killer’.
2017 | Kendrick Lamar was at No.1 on the US album chart with his fourth studio album Damn.
Born on this day
1942 | English rock and roll singer-songwriter and actor Ian Dury.
1958 | Eric Singer, drummer, Kiss. He debuted with the band on the 1992 album Revenge.
1959 | American rock singer-songwriter Ray Gillen.