2002 – U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three honors at the seventh annual Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at the London Arena. Dynamite, winner of the year’s Mercury Music Prize, is named best newcomer and U.K. act of the year, and her song, “It Takes More,” wins best single.
2002 – The White Stripes play a free show in New York’s Union Square Park, treating a large lunchtime crowd to asset full of covers and nuggets from the group’s three albums.
1996 – The Nirvana live album, “From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah,” is released, featuring performances recorded between 1989 to 1994.
1995 – Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Hootie & The Blowfish and the Dave Matthews Band raise close to $1 million at the Farm Aid concert in Louisville, Ky.
1991 – A white crystal-beaded glove worn by entertainer Michael Jackson is stolen from the Motown Museum in Detroit. Rapper M.C. Hammer offers a $50,000 reward for the return of the memento.
1988 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Don’t Worry Be Happy,” Bobby McFerrin. The single wins Grammy Awards as song of the year and record of the year.
1977 – Singer Mary Ford dies. She had several million-selling hits with husband Les Paul. Their biggest hit, “Vaya Con Dios,” topped the pop charts for 11 weeks. Their song “How High the Moon,” No. 1 for nine weeks, was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1979.
1974 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit; “I Honestly Love You,” Olivia Newton-John. The single is Newton-John’s first No. 1 hit.
1965 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Hang on Sloopy,” The McCoys.
1958 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “It’s All in the Game,” Tommy Edwards.
1935 – Singer/actress Julie Andrews is born in Walton-on-Thames, England.