On July 28, 1957, Jerry Lee Lewis made his television debut on “The Steve Allen Show.”
In 1970, the movie “Ned Kelly” opened. It starred Mick Jagger in the title role.
In 1973, one of the biggest rock festivals at the time took place in Watkins Glen, New York. About 600,000 people came to see The Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers and The Band.
In 1987, The Beatles sued Nike and Capitol Records over the use of the song “Revolution” in shoe commercials. The lawsuit was settled out of court.
In 1996, singer Marguerite Ganser Dorste of The Shangri-Las died of breast cancer in New York. She was 48.
In 1997, singer Sheena Easton married documentary director Timothy Delarm in Las Vegas. She filed for divorce less than a year later.
In 2000, Kathie Lee Gifford hosted her last broadcast of “Live With Regis and Kathie Lee.”
In 2006, Mel Gibson was arrested for drunk driving. The police report says Gibson screamed obscenities and derogatory comments…