Charlie Christian was born in Bonham, TX.
Jim Stewart is born in Middleton, Tennessee.
My Prayer (The Platters) was a hit.
Poor Little Fool (Ricky Nelson) was a hit.
Bobby "Blue" Bland hits #1 on the R&B chart with "I Pity the Fool" and #2 on the R&B chart with "Don't Cry No More".
The Beatles release their second film, 'Help!'.
Bob Dylan was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident near his home in Woodstock, New York.
"Light My Fire" by the Doors is the biggest-selling single in the U.S.
The Doors hit #1 with "Light My Fire."
Procul Harum hits #5 with "Whiter Shade of Pale".
ELO hits #9 in the UK with the debut single "10538 Over".
Gilbert O'Sullivan hits #1 with "Alone Again Naturally."
Alice Cooper hits #7 with "School's Out".
The Morning After (Maureen McGovern) was a hit.
Mama Cass Elliot dies of a heart attack in London.
Prince Charles weds Lady Diana Spencer in London's St. Paul Cathedral.
Bon Jovi hits #7 with "Lay Your Hands on Me"
'I Should Coco' by Supergrass reaches #1.
98 Degrees releases their debut album '98 Degrees' which contains the hit single "Because of You."