This Day in Music History
1964 : Mick Jagger is fined 16 pounds for driving offenses in Totenhall, England.
1967 : The Association's "Never My Love" is certified gold.
1968 : The album "Steppenwolf" is certified gold.
1969 : Celebrating his 27th (and last) birthday, Jimi Hendrix sees The Rolling Stones perform in Madison Square Garden.
1974 : Carl Douglas' "Kung Fu Fighting" is certified gold.
1995 : The Beatles' "Anthology I" sets a first-week sales record of 1.2 million copies.
1997 : Icelandic singer Björk is admitted to the hospital in Reykjavik, Iceland, with a high fever. The singer is forced to cancel many upcoming performance dates due to a kidney infection.
1999 : Influential independent rock icons Pavement announce that they have broken up. During their show at London's Brixton Academy, bandmember Stephen Malkmus tells the crowd that the show will be the band's last.
2000 : The Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is arrested at Philadelphia McDonald's. In October, he ran away from a court-ordered drug treatment facility, and had been on the run since. He was arrested a total of 9 times, according to FBI files.
2000 : Having been found guilty of the kidnapping and murder of Sandra Rosas, wife of Los Lobos' Cesar Rosas, Gabriel Gomez, the victim's half-brother, leads police to a shallow grave in a nearby canyon. Dental records are used to ID Rosas body.
2007 : Songstress and author Rosanne Cash, daughter of Johnny Cash, undergoes brain surgery to relieve pressure on her brain stem from a malformation. The operation is successful, and Rosanne recovers.
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com