1970: John Lennon performed “Instant Karma!” on a pre-taped appearance on the U.K.’s Top of the Pops, which made Lennon the first Beatle to appear on the show since 1966.
1972: David Bowie performed as Ziggy Stardust in concert for the first time in Tollworth, U.K.
1990: Eric Clapton performed the final night of his record setting 18 nights at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
1972: Paul McCartney made his live debut with Wings with a surprise concert at Nottingham University in the U.K.
1980: David Bowie & his wife Angie divorced after being married for nearly a decade. David would receive custody of his son Zowie.
1981: Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau inducted Joni Mitchell into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the twelfth Juno Awards at the O’Keefe Centre in Toronto.
1970: John Lennon & Yoko Ono donated a bag of their cut hair to Michael X for an auction to aid the Black Power movement. Michael X then gave them a pair of Muhammad Ali’s boxing shorts.
1973: Wings peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Hi, Hi, Hi” which was their second top ten single in the U.S.
1963: The Beatles begin their first British tour at the Gaumont in Bradford, opening up for singer Helen Shapiro.
1983: Stevie Nicks married record promoter Kim Anderson. The couple would be divorced in April 1984.
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