Musician Birthdays: Vince Neil (lead singer of Motley Crue, famous for hits “Girls, Girls, Girls” and “Dr. Feelgood”, born in 1961)
– In 1964: On their first full day in New York, The Beatles (minus George who had a sore throat), went for a photo-opportunity walk around Central Park. Over 400 girl fans followed The Beatles and extra police were called in to control them. Later in the day The Ronettes interviewed The Beatles for radio.
– In 1975: Bob Dylan went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Blood On The Tracks’ his second US No.1 album.
– In 1992: UK act Right Said Fred started a three-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘I’m Too Sexy’, a No.2 hit in the UK.
– In 1994: Oasis were forced to cancel their first foreign tour after they were deported from Holland. The band were involved in a drunken brawl on a cross-channel ferry resulting in members of the band being arrested and locked in the brig on the ferry.
– In 2009: R&B singer Chris Brown was questioned by police in Los Angeles over a complaint of assault. The 19-year-old had pulled out of his performance at the Grammy Awards, as did his pop star girlfriend Rihanna. Police said Mr Brown argued with an unidentified woman while sitting in a car. Brown had walked into a police station and was later released on $50,000 (£34,000) bail. Los Angeles police did not identify the woman who had made the complaint against Brown.