1998 - LaFace/Arista artist Usher sues trendy clothing company Tommy Hilfiger for alleged infringement of publicity rights and false endorsement.

1998 - LaFace/Arista artist Usher sues trendy clothing company Tommy Hilfiger for alleged infringement of publicity rights and false endorsement.

1983 - Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys drowns while swimming near his boat in the harbor at Marina del Ray, Calif.

1975 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``Saturday Night,'' Bay City Rollers.

1968 - Miami Pop Festival features performances by Procul Harum, Chuck Berry, Fleetwood Mac and Canned Heat.

1950 - Alex Chilton, lead singer of the Box Tops, and leader of Big Star, is born in Memphis, Tenn.

1915 - Roebuck ``Pop'' Staples of the Staples Singers is born in Drew, Miss.

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