1961, Pat Boone went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Moody River', the single reached No.18 in the UK.
1964, Touring Australia for the first and only time The Beatles played a second night at Sydney Stadium in Sydney.
1965, The Who, Solomon Burke, Zoot Money, Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Spencer Davis Group, Marianne Faithful, Long John Baldry, The Birds, (featuring a young Ronnie Wood), Dave Witting and the Ray Martin Group all appeared at Uxbridge Blues Festival, England. Tickets cost from 7/6 to 10/6.
1965, The Four Tops went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'I Can't Help Myself'. Lead singer Levi Stubbs had not been satisfied with the recording session and was promised that he could do it again the following day, but no other session ever took place. The track that became a hit was just the second take of the song.
1967, Having admitted to taking LSD four tines during an interview with Life Magazine, Beatle Paul McCartney told The Daily Mirror that he didn't regret that he'd spoken out and hoped that his fans would understand.
1968, The Rolling Stones scored their seventh UK No.1 single when 'Jumpin Jack Flash' hit the top of the charts.
1969, The Doors appeared at the PNE Garden Auditorium, Vancouver, Canada.
1971, Carole King started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'It's Too Late / I Feel The Earth Move'. Both songs were from her 'Tapestry' album.
1974, The Jackson Five played two shows at the Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland.
1974, The Delinquents a band featuring Mick Jones (later of The Clash) made their debut at the Students union bar, Queen Elizabeth College, Kensington.
1976, Future Smiths singer Steve Morrissey had a letter published in this weeks music magazine Record Mirror and Disc asking the editor why the paper had not included any stories on The Sex Pistols.
1977, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers supported by The Boomtown Rats appeared at The Rainbow, London.
1977, Six men wielding knives and iron bars outside Shepherd's Bush underground station beat up Paul Cook from The Sex Pistols. Cook required 15 stitches to a head wound.
1978, The Rolling Stones played the Palladium, in New York City during their summer tour of North America.
1980, US singer Donna Summer became the first act to be signed by David Geffen to his new Geffen record label.
1982, Culture Club appeared at the recently opened Hacienda Club in Manchester, England.
1987, Guns N' Roses made their UK live debut at a sold out Marquee Club in London.
1990, Prince played the first of 12 sold-out nights at Wembley Arena in London, England on his current Nude European tour.
1992, The Greenpeace Stop Sellafield, campaign concert took place at G-Mex in Manchester, England with U2, Big Audio Dynamite II, Public Enemy and Kraftwerk.
1993, Tina Turner went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'What's Love Got To Do With It'.
2000, Eminem was to be immortalised in animation, with a new cartoon series, which would be hosted on a new web site. 26 weekly 'webisodes' would be broadcast on the site, featuring Eminem providing all the voices.
2003, G-Man from So Solid Crew was jailed for four years for possessing a loaded handgun. The 24 year-old dumped a loaded gun during a police chase in London last November. He'd always denied it, as well as denying knowing anything about 11 other bullets that were found in a flat in south London. The jury in London's Southwark Crown Court heard evidence that DNA found on the weapon matched his, and found him guilty.
2007, Darren Hayes, formerly of Australian pop duo Savage Garden, married his boyfriend Richard Cullen in a civil partnership ceremony in London. Hayes was previously married to make-up artist Colby Taylor between 1997 and 1999.
2007, Lawyers for Britney Spears demanded a Florida radio station remove "offensive" advertisements, which featured her with a shaved head. The WFLZ billboards included the slogans "Total nut jobs", "Shock Therapy" and "Certifiable", which ran across pictures of a bald Spears. Law firm Lavely and Singer demanded the "immediate removal" of the banners in a letter to the station. Spears was photographed shaving her own head in a Californian hair salon earlier this year.
June 19th: Born on this day
1936, Born on this day, Tommy Devito, The Four Seasons, (1976 UK & US No.1 single 'December 1963, Oh What A Night').
1939, Born on this day, Al Wilson, US singer, (1974 US No.1 single 'Show And Tell').
1942, Born on this day, Elaine McFarlane, Spanky And Our Gang, (1967 US No.9 single 'Sunday Will Never Be The Same Again'). Joined the re- formed Mama and the Papas in 1982.
1944, Born on this day, Robin Box, White Plains, (1970 UK No.8 single 'Julie Do Ya Love Me').
1948, Born on this day, Nick Drake UK singer, songwriter, (1972 album 'Pink Moon'). Drake committed suicide on November 25th 1974 aged 26.
1951, Born on this day, Ann Wilson, vocals, Heart, (1987 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Alone').
1957, Born on this day, Maxi Jazz (Maxwell Fraser), rapper, Faithless, (1996 UK No.3 album 'Insomnia').
1959, Born on this day, Mark Debarge, Debarge, (1985 UK No.4 single 'Rhythm Of The Night').
1960, Born on this day, Dennis Fuller, London Boys, (1989 UK No.2 single 'London Nights'). He was killed in a car crash with London Boy partner Edem Ephraim on January 21st 1996.
1963, Born on this day, Paula Abdul, singer, dancer, (1990 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Opposites Attract' plus five other US No.1 singles. 1989 album 'Forever Your Girl' spent ten weeks as US No.1.). Judge on American Idol TV show.
1963, Born on this day, Simon Wright, drummer, AC/DC, joined in 1983. Joined Dio in 1989.
1970, Born on this day, Brian Welch, guitar, Korn, (1998 UK No.23 single 'Got The Life', 1998 US No.1 album 'Follow The Leader').