In 1969...At the Mississippi River Rock Festival, The Band were upstaged when their boss, Bob Dylan, joined them onstage for three songs. He was introduced as "Elmer Johnson."
Bob Dylan performs for a sold out crowd at the Live Aid concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1985. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect.
In 1977...Elvis Costello played with The Attractions as his backing band for the first time in Penzance, Cornwall.
Elvis Costello performs on the east stage at Woodstock '99 in Rome, New York at Griffiss AFB Park for the 30th Anniversary Concert. He is among over 45 bands performing on one of four stages. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect)
In 1980...Former Beatles and Stones manager Allen Klein began a two-month sentence for cheating on his tax return.
In 1982...Alan Parker's film, Pink Floyd's The Wall, premiered at the Leicester Square Empire in London.
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 1988...Michael Jackson performed the first of a record seven sellout dates at London's Wembley Stadium. Customs officials refused to let his chimpanzee, Bubbles, into the country.
LONDON- JULY 15 : Michael Jackson performs on stage during his "BAD" concert tour held at Wembley Stadium ,London on the 15th of July 1988.While performing in London, England Michael breaks a world record (as shown in the Guinness Book Of World Records) with 504,000 people attending 7 sold out shows at Wembley Stadium, more than any other artist.(Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)UK NEWSPAPERS OUT WITHOUT PRIOR CONSENT FROM DAVE HOGAN. PLEASE CONTACT SALES TEAM WITH ENQUIRIES
In 1988...A Nashville radio station offered a million dollars to anyone who could produce proof that Elvis was alive.
In 1989...Cyndi Lauper's video for "My First Night Without You" premiered.
1986 : CYNDI LAUPER.(Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
In 1989...Alice Cooper released his "Poison" comeback single. It went to number seven on the charts, his biggest hit since 1972's "School's Out."
381192 06: Rocker Alice Cooper performs October 31, 2000 at Roseland Ballroom in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
In 1995...After he failed to free himself from his contract with Sony, George Michael announced that Dreamworks SKG had bought out his contract for 40-million dollars.
LONDON - OCTOBER 9: (UK NEWSPAPERS OUT WITHOUT PRIOR CONSENT FROM DAVE HOGAN. PLEASE CONTACT SALES TEAM WITH ENQUIRIES) Singer George Michael performs on stage as part of the Net Aid concert on 9th October, 1999 at Wembley, London. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)