This Day in Music History
1967 : The Who launch their first large-scale American tour, playing the first of 55 dates with... Herman's Hermits.
1969 : Bob Dylan with The Band make a surprise appearance at Mississippi River Rock Festival.
1980 : Former Beatles and Rolling Stones manager Allen Klein begins a two-month jail term for income tax evasion.
1987 : Steve Miller receives a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
1988 : Michael Jackson begins his first-ever UK tour at Wembley Stadium in London.
1989 : "Judge Judy" Sheindlin, not yet a TV star and still a Family Court judge in New York, orders singer Tom Jones to pay $200 weekly in child support to model Katherine Berkery.
1992 : Olivia Newton-John makes public her bout with breast cancer, which she will eventually beat.
1993 : The US Postal Service introduces four new stamps honoring classic Broadway musicals: "My Fair Lady", "Porgy and Bess", "Show Boat", and "Oklahoma!"
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com