<b>2000 - </b>Spice Girl Melanie "Mel G." Gulzar splits with her husband of 15 months. In a statement, the singer says she intends to "remain good friends" with husband Jimmy Gulzar, whom she met on t

2000 - Spice Girl Melanie "Mel G." Gulzar splits with her husband of 15 months. In a statement, the singer says she intends to "remain good friends" with husband Jimmy Gulzar, whom she met on the Spice Girls' 1998 tour.

2000 - Carlos Santana's remarkable 1999 comeback receives further validation when the veteran Latin rocker is nominated for 10 Grammy Awards, including album of the year for his Arista set "Supernatural."

1999 - Ol' Dirty Bastard, the Wu-Tang Clan rapper whose real name is Russell Tyrone Jones, pleads not guilty at his arraignment on three felony counts of terrorist threats stemming from a Sept. 16 battle with bouncers at the House of Blues in West Hollywood.

1998 - Balladeer John Gary dies in Richardson, Texas, following a long battle with cancer. He is 65. Gary's biggest hit was the album "The Nearness Of You," which reached No. 11 in 1965.

1979 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Too Much Heaven," Bee Gees. The group donates all proceeds from sales of the single to UNICEF, the United Nations agency dedicated to helping the world's children.

1967 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "I'm a Believer," the Monkees. At seven weeks, this becomes the longest-running No. 1 song since the Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand."

1965 - Leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million.

1960 - Michael Stipe of R.E.M. is born.

1954 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Oh! My Pa-Pa," Eddie Fisher.

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