1971: Ringo Starr releases "It Don't Come Easy", which will climb to #4 in both the US and the UK. It is the first of ten Billboard Top 40 hits he will enjoy over the next ten years.
2000: Carlos Santana earns his second #1 single with "Maria, Maria" from his "Supernatural" album.
1995: Jimmy Page escaped injury when a fan rushed the stage at a Page And Plant concert at The Palace of Auburn Hills, Michigan. The fan was stopped by two security guards, who he stabbed instead. After he was arrested, he told police that he wanted to kill Jimmy Page because of the Satanic music he was playing.
1963: The Chiffons enjoy the first of their five Billboard Top 40 hits when "He's So Fine" climbs to #1. In the UK, it reached #16.
1973: Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show got their picture on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine after their hit, "The Cover of Rolling Stone" reached number 6 on the US singles chart. According to members of the group, they really did buy five copies for their mothers, just like the song said.