1945.Rick Grech (Family/Blind Faith) born in Bordeaux, France.
1968.George Harrison releases "Wonderwall Music", the first solo album of any of The Beatles.
1969.The Beatles release the last album they recorded together, Abbey Road.
1945.Don McLean born in New Rochelle, New York.
1946.Ron Griffiths (The Iveys/Badfinger) born.
1926.British DJ Jimmy Saville born in Leeds, Yorkshire.
1938.Eddie Cochran born Edward Ray Cochran in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
1941.Chubby Checker born Ernest Evans in Philadelphia.
1929.Country songwriter, Leroy Van Dyke born in Spring Fork, Missouri.
1944.Nona Hendryx born.
1939.Abi Ofarim (Esther & Abi Ofarim) born.
1943.Steve Miller born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1948.Millie Small, of "My Boy Lollipop" fame, born in Clarendon, Jamaica.
1951.Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon) born in Evanston, Illinois.
1870."Uncle" Dave Macon, early star of The Grand Ole Opry, born in Smart Sation, Tennessee.
1941.Tony Sylvester (Main Ingredient) born.
1934.Doc Green (The Crowns/The Drifters) born.
1941.George Bellamy (Tornados) born in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear.
1937.Pat Burke (Foundations) born.
1940.John Lennon is born in Liverpool Maternity Hospital during an air-raid on the city.
1914.Bluesman Ivory Joe Hunter is born.
1936.Nana Mouskouri born in Athens, Greece.
1931.Little Willie Littlefield, the R+B singer (probably best known for his version of "Kansas City") born in El Campo, Texas.
1941.Lester Bowie born in Frederick, Maryland.
1935.Sam Moore (Sam & Dave) born in Miami.
1948.Rick Parfitt born Richard Harrison in Woking, Surrey.
1940.Chris Farlowe born John Deighton in Essex.
1941.Paul Simon born in Newark, New Jersey.
1926.Songwriter Bill Justis born.
1930.R&B sax-player Robert Parker born in New Orleans.
1906.Blues singer Victoria Spivey born in Houston, Texas.
1925.Micky "Guitar" Baker (Mickey & Sylvia) born in Louisville, Kentucky.
1922.Max "I wanna tell you a story..." Bygraves born in Rotherhithe, London.
1923.The king of "easy listening" Bert(hold) Kaempfert born in Hamburg, West Germany.
1928.The drummer Cozy Cole born.
1934.Ska trombonist Rico Rodriquez (The Specials) born in Kingston, Jamaica.
1925.The Grand Ole Opry opens.
1926.Chuck Berry born in St. Louis.
1934.David Guard (Kingston Trio) born.
1940.Larry Chance (The Earls) born.
1937.Wanda Jackson born in New York.
1942.John Carter (Ivy League) born in Birmingham, England.
1940.Manfred Mann born Michael Lubowitz in Johannesburg, South Africa.
1941.Steve Cropper (Booket T & The MGs) born in Missouri.
1942.Queen of the beach party, Annette Funicello, born in Utica, New York.
1945.Eddie Brigati (The Rascals) born in Garfield, New Jersey.
1939.Cahrlie Foxx (Charlie & Inez Foxx) born in Greensboro, North Carolina.
1939.Ellie Greenwich writer of many hits including "Be My Baby" and "River Deep, Mountain High" born in Long Island, New York.
1911.Blues singer Sonny Terry born Saunders Terrell in Greenboro, North Carolina.
1930.J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) born in Sabine Pass, Texas.
1942.Helen Reddy born in Melbourne, Australia.
1944.Jon Anderson (Yes) born in Accrington, Lancashire.
1911.Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson born in New Orleans.
1965.The Beatles receive their MBEs from The Queen at Buckingham Palace. Before the event, they stop off in the toilets for a calming joint.
1933.Floyd Cramer born in Shrieveport, Louisiana.
1958.Hazel Dean born.
1927.Jazz singer Cleo Laine born in Southall, Middlesex.
1941.Curtis Lee born.
1940.Mickey Gallagher (Frampton's Camel/The Blockheads) born in Newcastle, Northumberland.
1944.Denny Laine (Moody Blues/Wings) born Brian Arthur Haynes.
1939.Songwriter Eddie Holland (Holland-Dozier-Holland) born in Detroit.
1943.Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane/Starship) born Grace Wing in Chicago, Illinois.