This Day in Music
1999 - Mel "Sporty Spice" Chisholm, drum'n'bass artist Goldie, and Everything But The Girl's Ben Watt are among the pop glitterati whose donated sneakers hit the auction block running. The foot2000 - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication.
2000 - Violence erupts during a concert at California's 12,000-seat Oakland Arena starring Ginuwine and Eve. Chair-throwing fans rush the stage and gunfire resounds as 170 law enforcement officers clear the venue.
1999 - Garth Brooks appears on Sesame Street. He sings a song called "Together We Make Music" with Harry and the other Sesame Street Monsters.
1999 - Mel "Sporty Spice" Chisholm, drum'n'bass artist Goldie, and Everything But The Girl's Ben Watt are among the pop glitterati whose donated sneakers hit the auction block running. The foot-fetish charity auction to raise funds for U.K. homeless concern Centerpoint takes place at the London-based Notting Hill Arts Club.
1999 - Hard rock band Metallica sues Victoria's Secret, claiming that the lingerie and accessories manufacturer infringed on its trademark by marketing a line of "Metallica" lip pencils.
1998 - Smithereens front man Pat DiNizio launches his first solo tour in Pontiac, Mich.
1995 - Pearl Jam performs with Neil Young for a Voters for Choice benefit in Washington, DC.
1970 - The first Human Be-in takes place in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.
1969 - Dave Grohl of Nirvana and the Foo Fighters is Born.
1967 - Diana Ross & the Supremes perform their last live show together. Las Vegas, Nev.
1955 - Disc jockey Alan Freed holds his first Rock `n' Roll Party stage show in New York. Acts include the Clovers, Fats Domino and the Drifters.
1950 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "I Can Dream, Can't I?" by the Andrews Sisters.