Today in History: The Beatles Wreak Havoc on Tokyo & MORE!

In 1966...500 police officers were needed to contain the crowd when The Beatles played Tokyo.
In 1966...500 police officers were needed to contain the crowd when The Beatles played Tokyo.
392279 03: (FILE PHOTO) The Beatles, left to right, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and John Lennon (1940 - 1980) arrive at London Airport February 6, 1964, after a trip to Paris. It was reported November 8, 2001 that Harrison is undergoing cancer treatment in a Staten Island, N.Y., hospital. The 58-year-old ex-Beatle was diagnosed with lung cancer and a brain tumor earlier this year. (Photo by Getty Images)
In 1967...Two days after Mick Jagger was found guilty of drug possession and jailed, Keith Richards went to trial on similar charges stemming from a raid on his home. The judge found him guilty of allowing his house to be used for smoking cannabis and sentenced him to a year in jail. Jagger was also sentenced to three months in jail. Their sentences were later suspended following a public outcry.
In 1967...Two days after Mick Jagger was found guilty of drug possession and jailed, Keith Richards went to trial on similar charges stemming from a raid on his home. The judge found him guilty of allowing his house to be used for smoking cannabis and sentenced him to a year in jail. Jagger was also sentenced to three months in jail. Their sentences were later suspended following a public outcry.
LONDON - JUNE 8TH: (UK NEWSPAPERS OUT WITHOUT PRIOR CONSENT FROM DAVE HOGAN. PLEASE CONTACT SALES TEAM WITH ENQUIRIES) (L to R) Mick Jagger and Keith Richards from The Rolling Stones perform on stage at the Shepherds Bush Empire on June 8th, 1999 in London. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
In 1968...Pink Floyd released A Saucerful of Secrets. The band celebrated by performing a free show in London's Hyde Park with Jethro Tull, Roy Harper, and T. Rex.
In 1968...Pink Floyd released A Saucerful of Secrets. The band celebrated by performing a free show in London's Hyde Park with Jethro Tull, Roy Harper, and T. Rex.
LONDON - JULY 02: (L to R) David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Nick Mason and Rick Wright from the band Pink Floyd on stage at "Live 8 London" in Hyde Park on July 2, 2005 in London, England. The free concert is one of ten simultaneous international gigs including Philadelphia, Berlin, Rome, Paris, Barrie, Tokyo, Cornwall, Moscow and Johannesburg. The concerts precede the G8 summit (July 6-8) to raising awareness for MAKEpovertyHISTORY. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)
In 1969...The Jimi Hendrix Experience played their last concert together at the Denver Pop Festival in Mile High Stadium.
In 1969...The Jimi Hendrix Experience played their last concert together at the Denver Pop Festival in Mile High Stadium.
In 1974...There was a change in the lineup of Rush as Neal Peart replaced John Rustey on the drum stool.
In 1974...There was a change in the lineup of Rush as Neal Peart replaced John Rustey on the drum stool.
In 1975...In Oakland, California, Elton John joined The Doobie Brothers on stage to duet on "Listen to the Music." Then, when The Eagles tried to play their set, John crashed their party to duet on another song.
In 1975...In Oakland, California, Elton John joined The Doobie Brothers on stage to duet on "Listen to the Music." Then, when The Eagles tried to play their set, John crashed their party to duet on another song.
LONDON - 1980: (UK NEWSPAPERS OUT WITHOUT PRIOR CONSENT FROM DAVE HOGAN. PLEASE CONTACT SALES TEAM WITH ENQUIRIES) Musician Elton John on stage at Wembley, London. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
In 1978...Peter Frampton was seriously injured in a car accident in the Bahamas.
In 1978...Peter Frampton was seriously injured in a car accident in the Bahamas.
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Musician Peter Frampton arrives at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 11, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
In 1985...Mick Jagger and David Bowie recorded "Dancing in the Street" in a mere 12 hours. The single later went to number seven in the United States.
In 1985...Mick Jagger and David Bowie recorded "Dancing in the Street" in a mere 12 hours. The single later went to number seven in the United States.
LONDON - 1986: (UK NEWSPAPERS OUT WITHOUT PRIOR CONSENT FROM DAVE HOGAN. PLEASE CONTACT SALES TEAM WITH ENQUIRIES) Singer Mick Jagger attends a photo call in Soho in 1986, London. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
In 1994...Barbra Streisand reaped 16-million dollars for a series of Madison Square Garden shows, which set a record for the largest-grossing concert stand.
In 1994...Barbra Streisand reaped 16-million dollars for a series of Madison Square Garden shows, which set a record for the largest-grossing concert stand.
In 1998...George Harrison announced that he was having treatments for throat cancer and said, "I'm not going to die on you folks just yet."
In 1998...George Harrison announced that he was having treatments for throat cancer and said, "I'm not going to die on you folks just yet."
392279 02: FILE PHOTO: Beatles guitarist and singer George Harrison sits with shaven headed members of a Hindu sect, August 29, 1969. Conflicting reports were released July 23, 2001 regarding the former Beatle''s battle with cancer. Music producer Sir George Martin was quoted as saying that Harrison expects to die soon from his illnesses. The 58-year-old musician underwent treatment for a brain tumor at a clinic in Switzerland, and had surgery earlier this year for lung cancer. (Photo by Getty Images)
In 2000...Vandals pulled Ronnie Van Zant's casket out of the Lynyrd Skynyrd mausoleum, but were unable to open it. Guitarist Steve Gaines' ashes were also spilled during the rampage. Both Van Zant and Gaines were killed in a 1977 plane crash.
In 2000...Vandals pulled Ronnie Van Zant's casket out of the Lynyrd Skynyrd mausoleum, but were unable to open it. Guitarist Steve Gaines' ashes were also spilled during the rampage. Both Van Zant and Gaines were killed in a 1977 plane crash.
In 2000...Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood checked into a rehab center to treat alcohol addiction. It was believed Wood was hoping to dry out in time for a Rolling Stones world tour.
In 2000...Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood checked into a rehab center to treat alcohol addiction. It was believed Wood was hoping to dry out in time for a Rolling Stones world tour.
LONDON - 2000: (UK NEWSPAPERS OUT WITHOUT PRIOR CONSENT FROM DAVE HOGAN. PLEASE CONTACT SALES TEAM WITH ENQUIRIES) Musician Ronnie Wood from The Rolling Stones drinks a pint of Guiness. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
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