2008 - Barack Obama denies he has an "E-mail relationship" with Scarlett Johansson.
2006 - Guns n' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested for biting a security guard in the leg and causing some minor damage at his hotel in Stockholm, Sweden.
2002 - David Hasselhoff checks into the Betty Ford Center for treatment of alcoholism.
2002 - A federal appeals court in San Francisco rules that the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance violate the separation of church and state.
2001 - Heartbreakers bassist HowieEpstein is arrested after being stopped in a stolen vehicle. Police find heroin and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle, which Epstein's girlfriend, country singer CarleneCarter, claims is hers. (Epstein is fired from TomPetty's band in 2002 and dies the following year.)
2000 - Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band shoot a video for "American Skin" before one of 10 sold-out shows at New York's Madison Square Garden. Film-maker Jonathan Demme-who worked on Springsteen's "Streets of Philadelphia" video-directs the clip.
1981 - In Mountain Home, Idaho, a woman named Virginia Campbell used her coupons and rebates to buy $26,460 worth of groceries with a cash outlay of 67 cents.
1979 - Muhammad Ali announces his retirement from boxing at the age of 37.
1976 - Peter Frampton's "Baby I Love Your Way" is released.
1976 - Roxy Music announce a "trial separation," which doesn't last.
1975 - Sonny and Cher are divorced in Santa Monica, California. Four days later, she marries Gregg Allman.
1974 - Bar code pricing is used for the first time ever at a store in Troy, Ohio.
1967 - The Beatles finish mixing "All You Need Is Love," just 11 days before the single is released.
1966 - The Rolling Stones give an afternoon show at the Washington Coliseum and one that night at the Baltimore Civic Center. The McCoys, The Standells and The Tradewinds open.
1965 - The Byrds hit number-one with "Mr. Tambourine Man."
1964 - The Beatles release the soundtrack album of A Hard Day's Night on United Artists Records.
1964 - The Rolling Stones release "It's All Over Now," their first single recorded in America.