4 September, 2020 Grupo Stereo Siete
2014.- All is well in Seattle as the Super Bowl champion Seahawks play the first game of the season, with local band Soundgarden performing during the pregame.
2009.- The-Dream and Christina Milian elope in Las Vegas; they separate three months later, though the split is not made public until July 2010.
2007 The Bob Dylan “biographical” movie, I’m Not There: Suppositions On A Film Concerning Dylan, premieres at the Venice (Italy) Film Festival.
1997 Accepting the award for Best New Artist, 19-year-old Fiona Apple rages against the machine, saying: “This world is bulls–t. And you shouldn’t model your life about what you think we think is cool, what we’re wearing, and what we’re saying.”
1986Gregg Allman is arrested in Belleview, Florida, when a police officer sees his 1985 Trans Am weaving on Route 441. He blows a .27 (legal limit: .10) and is charged with drunken driving and driving with an expired license. Allman is sentenced to five days in jail and ordered to do community service, which he serves by playing a drug-and-alcohol-free graduation party for area high schools. He does his time in January 1987, a month before his aptly titled solo album I’m No Angel is released.
1980 Pop singer Dan Miller (of O-Town) is born in Laconia, New Hampshire.
1972John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on Jerry Lewis’ muscular dystrophy telethon.
1970The Rolling Stones release Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!
1969The Youngbloods, a rare rock band scheduled to appear on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, are scratched. Carson says it’s because they were being disrespectful; the band says they were slated to play two songs: a new one and their hit “Get Together,” but when the show went long, the producers nixed the new song, so they walked.
1968The Beatles play to a live audience for the first time in two years when they record promotional films for “Hey Jude” and “Revolution” at Twickenham Studios in front of an audience of about 100. It goes so well, they decide to make a documentary, which becomes Let It Be.
1965 While The Who shop for a guard dog, their van and $10,000 worth of equipment is stolen.
1964The Animals play America for the first time with a show at New York’s Paramount Theatre.
1960 Kim Thayil (lead guitarist for Soundgarden) is born in Seattle, Washington. He would be raised near Chicago in Park Forest, Illinois.
1958 Jerry Butler & the Impressions make their national TV debut on American Bandstand.
1957Jerry Lee Lewis files for divorce from his second wife (he marries cousin Myra three months later, before it’s final.)
1952.- Martin Chambers (drummer for The Pretenders) is born in Hereford, England.
1952Gladys Knight & the Pips form at a birthday party for Gladys’ brother Bubba.
1944 Gene Parsons (multi-instrumentalist for The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers) is born in Morongo Valley in California’s Mojave Desert.
1942 Glady’s Knight’s brother Merald “Bubba” Knight, who joins her backing group The Pips, is born in Atlanta, Georgia.
1940 Soul singer Sonny Charles (of Sonny Charles & The Checkmates, Ltd.) is born Charles Hemphill in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
1892 Composer Darius Milhaud is born in Marseilles, France. Taught jazz pianist Dave Brubeck at Mills College in Oakland, California.