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1963 - Manfred Mann played their first-ever show in London
1968 - Otis Redding received a posthumous gold record for “(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay.”
1970 - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young picked up the Grammy for Best New Artists.
1977 - Billy Idol’s band Generation X performed a gig at England’s Leicester University. The show ended in violence as a glass was smashed over bassist Bob Andrew’s head.
1997 - England’s Queen Elizabeth II knighted Paul McCartney.
2003 - AC/DC performed a concert at New York’s Roseland Ballroom to celebrate their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
2006 - Drummer Johnny Jackson of The Jackson 5 was found stabbed to death at his home in Gary, Indiana . A cousin of the Jackson family, Johnny performed with the group’s live band. He was 54.
1940 Mike Hugg of Manfred Mann
1947 Mark Stein of Vanilla Fudge
1961 Bruce Watson of Big Country
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