<b>1998 - </b>On the Grand Ole Opry, Jett Williams pays tribute to her late father, Hank Williams, who would have been 75 the day before. Daughter salutes father by performing ""Your Cheatin' Heart,""

1998 - On the Grand Ole Opry, Jett Williams pays tribute to her late father, Hank Williams, who would have been 75 the day before. Daughter salutes father by performing ""Your Cheatin' Heart,"" a song released after his death on New Year's Eve, 1952. ""He never sang the song on the Opry. He never sang it live,"" Williams tells the audience.

1997 - Jazz/Blues/R&B singer Jimmy Witherspoon dies of natural causes in his Los Angeles home. He is 74.

1983 - Members of Kiss appear on MTV without their trademark makeup.

1970 - Jimi Hendrix is found dead from barbiturate overdose. The Jimi Hendrix Experience is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 and Hendrix is posthumously voted a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992.

1968 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Harper Valley P.T.A.,"" Jeannie C. Riley. The song had the biggest one week jump in the history of Billboard's Hot 100, going from No. 81 on Aug. 24 to No. 7 the following week.

1957 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""That'll Be the Day,"" The Crickets.

1939 - Teen idol Frankie Avalon (Francis Avallone) is born in Philadelphia.

1933 - Singer Jimmie Rodgers is born in Camas, Wash.