The Superman comic strip was first published in 1938.
The crowds went wild in Tokyo when the Beatles performed there in 1966.
In 1975, just 4 days after divorcing Sonny Bono, Cher married Gregg Allman. The couple separated ten days later.
Nine people are killed in a crowd crush during Pearl Jam’s set at the Roskilde Festival, Denmark in 2000. Pearl Jam’s song ‘Love Boat Captain’ references the tragedy: “Lost nine friends we’ll never know …”
Chet Atkins passed away in 2001.
And ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’ premiered on this day in 2014.
American swimmer Michael Phelps is 31 (1985)
Boxer Mike Tyson is 50 (1966)
Murray Cook, from the original Wiggles, turns 56 (1960)
And Law and Order’s Vincent Don-Offrio is 57 (1959)