1987: Bruce Springsteen peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Brilliant Disguise” which was his tenth top ten single in the U.S.
1987: Sting peaked at number nine on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with his second full-length solo album …Nothing Like the Sun which went on to sell two million copies in the U.S.
1987: Cher made her first appearance as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live when she performed “We All Sleep Alone” and “I Found Someone”.
1983: Duran Duran released their third album Seven and the Ragged Tiger which was the original lineup’s last album together for twenty-one years.
1982: Phil Collins kicked off his first solo tour at the Nederlands Congrescentrum in The Hauge, Netherlands. This tour was in support of Collins’ sophomore album Hello, I Must Be Going!
1982: Joni Mitchell married her bassist Larry Klein at manager Elliot Roberts’ home in Malibu. They would divorce in 1994.
1981: Olivia Newton-John reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the fifth and final time with “Physical” which spent ten straight weeks on top of the chart.
1974: Wilson Pickett was arrested in Andes, NY for illegal possession of a dangerous weapon after pulling a gun out during an argument.
1970: The Partridge Family reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first and only time with “I Think I Love You” which spent three weeks on top of the chart.
Lonnie Jordan-singer & keyboardist for War born in 1948