Gary U.S. Bonds hits #1 with "Quarter To Three."
Moody Blues forms.
At the height of the "Summer of Love," the Mothers of Invention release 'Absolutely Free,' a dark-themed album from the anti-establishment mind of bandleader Frank Zappa.
Pete Seeger launches the restored sloop 'Clearwater,' which serves as his podium for advancing environmental issues over the next several decades. Among his pet causes is the cleanup of the Hudson River, and to this end General Electric is hauled into court for contaminating the river with PCBs.
Brass Construction hits #14 with "Movin'".
Gonna Fly Now (Billy Conti) was a hit.
Elvis Presley delivers his last live performance, at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Visage hits #12 in the UK with "Night Train".
MTV chooses Kevin Seal as an MTV VJ from more than 1250 college students who entered MTV's nationwide campus VJ search.
Dirty Diana (Michael Jackson) was a hit.
William Orbit hits #59 in the UK with "Water From a Vine Leaf".