1810 --- Ludwig van Beethoven completes the writing of 'Fur Elise'.

1932 --- Casey Kasem is born in Detroit, Michigan.

1939 --- Jerry Mercer is born in Montreal, Canada.

1942 --- Jim Keltner is born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

1951 --- Ace Frehley is born in Brooklyn, NYC.

1956 --- Capitol Records signs Gene Vincent to a recording contract, wanting to make him direct competition to Elvis, who is recording for RCA.

1957 --- 'All Shook Up' by Elvis enters its third week at #1 on the USA singles chart.

1959 --- Sheena Easton is born in Bellshill, Scotland.

1963 --- 'Come And Get These Memories' by Martha and The Vandellas enters the USA R&B singles chart. It will cross over into Pop/Rock.

'Can't Get Used To Losing You' by Andy Williams reaches #1 on the USA singles chart.

'How Do You Do It' by Gerry and The Pacemakers enters its last week at #1 on the UK singles chart.

1964 --- John Lennon's book, 'In His Own Write' is published in the US.

1966 --- Working at Abbey Road studios, The Beatles finish 'I'm only Sleeping' for the 'Revolver' album.

1968 --- Simon and Garfunkel release 'Mrs Robinson' from the 'Graduate' movie soundtrack as a single.

'Honey' by Bobby Goldsboro enters its second week at #1 on the USA singles chart.

'What A Wonderful World' by Louis Armstrong reaches #1 on the UK singles chart.

1969 --- Joe Cocker appears on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Appearing on the Jose Feliciano TV Special are Burt Bacharach, Dionne Warwick, and Glen Campbell.

1972 --- The State Department rules that John Lennon won't be deported. NYC Mayor John Lindsey appeals the decision.

1974 --- A free afternoon music event was held at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. Among others appearing in a parking lot are Aerosmith, Bruce Springsteen, and Fairport Convention.

'The Streak' by Ray Stevens is released.

'TSOP' by MFSB enters its last week at #1 on the USA singles chart.

'Seasons In The Sun' by Terry Jacks enters its last week at #1 on the UK singles chart.

1975 --- Pink Floyd plays the Los Angeles Sports Arena in California.

1978 --- Blue Oyster Cult plays Colston Hall in Bristol, England.

1979 --- Stevie Wonder plays at a tribute concert for Duke Ellington at the UCLA.

1981 --- Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach are married.

1982 --- Frank Zappa releases single 'Valley Girl'. It peaks at #32 on the USA singles chart.

1984 --- WWSH radio in Philadelphia announces a 'No Michael Jackson Weekend'. MJ is very unpopular in Phila.

1985 --- 'We Are The World' by USA For Africa enters its third week at #1 on the USA singles chart and its last week at #1 in the UK.

1986 --- 'Addicted To Love' by Robert Palmer reaches #1 on the UK singles chart.

1992 --- Morgan Mason and Belinda Carlisle welcome son James into the World.

1993 --- Prince tells the Press he is retiring from studio recording to concentrate on films and touring.

1994 --- 'Chicago VII' reaches #1 on the USA album chart. It is their third #1 album since becoming a band in the late 60's.

John and Elaine Mellencamp welcome son Hud into the World.

The Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, repaired and strengthened, re-opens. It had been closed since 1989 due to earthquake damage. Now renamed the Fillmore Club.

1997 --- The first 'Presidents Summit For America's Future' was held at the White House. Appearing are Joe Piscopo, The Oak Ridge Boys, the Philadelphia Boys Choir, and former Presidents Carter, Ford, and Bush.

1999 --- Al Hirt dies in New Orleans. He was only 67.

2000 --- Vicki Sue Robinson dies in Wilton, Connecticut. She was only 45.

2004 --- The RIAA files 447 lawsuits, including 69 against American Universities, for file sharing and copyright/royalties violations.

2005 --- President Bush signs into Law a Federal Statute prohibiting music and video pirating off the Internet. The penalty is up to three years in Federal Prison.

2006 --- Keith Richards falls out of a tree on the Island of Fiji. He suffers a brain hemorrhage and is hospitalized to drain the pressure. Recovery is slow, but he survives intact.

2009 --- A mother with 5 children in a suburb of NYC pays $7,000 to RIAA as per a ruling in District Court for operating an illegal music file sharing/downloading website.

2011 --- Rod Stewart is honored at the 28th annual ASCAP Awards for his songwriting hits.

2017 --- 'Saturday Night Fever' by The BeeGees re-enters the USA album chart after a CBS-TV Special detailing the band's life and history. It had fallen off the chart in 2014.