1969: Former Beatles drummer Pete Best won his defamation suit against the Beatles. He had sought $8 million, but was awarded considerably less.
1973: The Rolling Stones held a benefit concert in Los Angeles for victims of an earthquake in Nicaragua. Mick Jagger’s wife Bianca had relatives in Nicaragua. The concert raised more than $400,000.
1974: The band Bad Company was formed.
1987: Musician Steve Winwood married Eugenia Grafton.
1989: The Rolling Stones, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and the late Otis Redding were among those inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. One of the highlights of the ceremony was a tribute to Roy Orbison, who had died the previous month.
1991: Three people were crushed to death at an AC/DC concert in Salt Lake City. The victims had been pinned by people who rushed the stage.
1996: Lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce from Michael Jackson.