Lou Adler is born in Chicago.
Lou Adler founds Dunhill Records.
"Eve of Destruction" by Barry McGuire, released by Dunhill Records, reaches Number One.
Lou Adler is one of the producers of the Monterey International Pop Festival from June 16 to June 18. The festival features Jimi Hendrix, the Who, Janis Joplin, and many other artists who would become major stars.
Lou Adler founds Ode Records.
Lou Adler wins two Grammy Awards, for Record of the Year for Carole King's "It's Too Late" and for Album of the Year for King's "Tapestry." Adler was the producer of both recordings.
Lou Adler and Elmer Valentine open the Roxy Theatre on Sunset strip in Los Angeles. Neil Young plays the opening show.
"Rocky Horror Picture Show" is released. Lou Adler is the film's producer.
The cheech and Chong film "Up in Smoke" is released. the film was directed by Lou Adler.
"Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains" is released. Lou Adler directed the film.