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1994 – No. 1 Billboard Album: “The Division Bell,” Pink Floyd.
1991 – Johnny Thunders of the Heartbreakers dies of drug-related causes in New Orleans, at the age of 38.
1981 – Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins give a performance in West Germany that is recorded and released as the LP “The Survivors.”
1979 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Heart of Glass,” Blondie.
1976 – The Ramones release their self-titled debut album.
1975 – Badfinger’s Pete Ham commits suicide at home in Surrey, England. He is 27.
1963 – Bob Dylan performs his first major solo concert, at New York City’s Town Hall.
1960 – Steve Clark of Def Leppard is born in Sheffield, England.
1958 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Witch Doctor,” David Seville.
1956 – Elvis Presley plays Las Vegas for the first time.
1947 – Glenn Cornick of Jethro Tull is born in Cumbria, England.
1936 – Roy Orbison is born in Vernon, Texas.
1936 – Singer April Stevens (Carol LoTempio) is born in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
1935 – Pop singer Ray Peterson is born in Denton, Texas.