|1957, 5,000 fans greeted Bill Haley when he arrived from New York on the liner Queen Elizabeth at Southampton, for his debut UK concert tour. Haley was the first American rock artist to tour the UK.|
|1962, The Beatles played two shows, one at the Cavern Club at lunchtime and in the evening at the Kingsway Club in Southport. This was the first time Ringo Starr appeared live with the group after drummer Pete Best became ill.|
|1966, Petula Clark had her second No.1 in the US singles chart with 'My Love', (it made No. 4 in the UK).|
|1967, The Beatles filmed part of the promo clip for 'Penny Lane' around the Royal Theatre, Stratford, London and walking up and down Angel Lane.|
|1967, The News Of The World reported that Mick Jagger had taken LSD at the Moody Blues' home in the UK. Jagger sued the paper for libel in an on-going feud between the News Of The World and The Stones.|
|1969, The Move were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Blackberry Way', the group's only UK No.1.|
|1970, David Bowie recorded four songs at the BBC Paris Cinema, London, for the John Peel Sunday Concert radio show. This was guitarists Mick Ronson's first appearance with Bowie.|
1972, T Rex were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Telegram Sam', the group's third UK No.1 and taken from their album The Slider.