1959 - Chuck Berry's "Memphis" was released.
1975 - Eric Clapton joined the Rolling Stones for a version of "Sympathy For The Devil" during the band's Madison Square Garden concert.
1976 - President Ferdinand Marcos approved the “open skies policy”
1981- John Lennon's murderer pleaded guilty to his crime and was sentenced to 20 years to life in New York's Attica state prison.
1985 - Bryan Adams started a two-week run at #1 on the US singles chart with "Heaven".
1992 - Nirvana's Kurt Cobain was rushed to hospital after a gig in Belfast, Northern Ireland suffering from acute stomach pains brought on by ulcers.
1994 - Houston Rockets won against New York Knicks in NBA Finals Game 7.
1997 - Hanson went to #1 on the UK chart with their debut album Middle Of Nowhere.
2008 - Jonas Brothers' hit "When You Look With In The Eyes" reigned on the MYX charts!
2008 - Coldplay went to #1 on the UK singles chart with 'Viva La Vida'.
2012 - The Philippines lent 1 billion pesos to the International Monetary Fund. (Yup, you read that right - lent!)
2014 - 5 Seconds of Summer’s "Don't Stop" was #1 on the MYX Hit Chart!
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