1967 - The musical "Hair" premiered at New York's Public Theatre. The show ran for 1,758 performances.
1968 - Jose Feliciano released his controversial, bluesy rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner."
1969 - "Led Zeppelin II" was released along with the start of Led Zeppelin's third U.S. tour.
1977 - "Street Survivors" was released by Lynyrd Skynyrd. Three days later vocalist Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, Cassie Gaines (Steve's sister) and road manager Dean Kilpatrick were killed when their plane crashed in Gillsburg, MS. The other four members of the band were seriously injured but survived the crash.
1979 - Fleetwood's two record set "Tusk" was released by Warner Brothers Records.