This Day in Music History
1961 : The Beatles begin a grueling gig at Hamburg's Top Ten Club - seven hours a day on weekdays (eight hours on weekends) for three months.
1974 : Barbra Streisand (in The Way We Were) loses the Best Actress Academy Award to Glenda Jackson (in Women in Love).
1977 : Elvis Presley is admitted to a Memphis hospital suffering from fatigue and intestinal flu (he stays there for six days).
1985 : David Lee Roth officially leaves Van Halen to start a solo career.
1992 : Billy Idol pleads no contest to charges of misdemeanor assault and battery and is fined $2,000. The incident happened in October, 1991, when Idol ended up in a car with two women and allegedly punched one of them. Alcohol was involved.
2008 : Scott Weiland officially departs Velvet Revolver.
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com