This Day in Music
2006 - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel.2006 - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel.
2005 - Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley undergoes a five-hour triple-bypass procedure in a hospital near his Southwestern Virginia home. The surgery is described in a statement as uneventful. The 78-year-old artist's doctors recommend the procedure after a routine checkup the week before.
2002 - Timothy White, the influential editor-in-chief of the weekly music publication Billboard since 1991, dies suddenly after an apparent heart attack. He is 50.
2001 - Tracy Lawrence and wife Becca welcome a new baby daughter, Skylar JoAnn Lawrence. Skylar, weighing 5 lbs, 15 oz., is the couple's first child.
2001 - Jazz composer and arranger Arturo "Chico" O'Farrill dies in New York of natural causes. He is 79.
2000 - Marc Anthony headlines a benefit concert for The Ronald McDonald House of New York at the city's famed Radio City Music Hall.
1998 - Tickets for the first of a series of six Garth Brooks shows in sell out in 11 minutes.
1993 - Singer Lyle Lovett marries actress Julia Roberts in Marion, Ind. They announce a divorce almost two years later. Lovett and Roberts met while filming the 1992 movie ``The Player.''
1978 - Kansas becomes the first group chosen as UNICEF's deputy ambassadors of goodwill.
1972 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``Song Sung Blue,'' Neil Diamond.
1971 - The Fillmore East concert hall in New York City closes with performances by J. Geils Band, Beach Boys, Allman Brothers and Mountain.
1966 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``Strangers in the Night,'' Frank Sinatra.
1965 - The music television show ``Where the Action Is'' premieres.
1964 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``A World Without Love,'' Peter and Gordon. Paul McCartney and John Lennon write the song. It is the first time a McCartney-Lennon song tops the pop chart for a group other than the Beatles.