Howard Duane Allman, of the Allman Brothers Band, is born in Nashville, Tennessee.
Joe Walsh was born.
Elvis Presley's contract with Sun Records, including all previously released and recorded material, is sold to the New York-based RCA label for $35,000.
"I Hear a Symphony" by the Supremes hits #1.
Traffic hits #26 in the US with 'Welcome to the Canteen'.
Earth, Wind and Fire hits #1 with "Shining Star".
Gordon Lightfoot hits #2 with "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald".
Japan hits #29 in the UK with "Nightporter".
Human League hits #2 in the UK with "Mirror Man".
The Berlin Wall is dismantled as communist dictatorships across Europe are replaced by democratic governments.