1947 - Ernest Tubb and Roy Acuff performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, NY. It was the first country show at the venue.
1957 - "The Big Record" premiered on CBS-TV. The show only lasted one season.
1969 - Tiny Tim announced on "The Tonight Show" to Johnny Carson his engagement to Miss Vicki Budinger. Carson asked the two to be married on the show. They made TV history with the wedding on December 17, 1969.
1970 - James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix died in his London apartment at the age of 27. The death was from an overdose of sleeping pills.
1971 - Pink Floyd performed "Atom Heart Mother" at the Classical Music Festival in Montreaux, Switzerland.
1972 - The Who headlined the Rock At The Oval festival in London.
1976 - The second annual Rock Music Awards ran on CBS.
1976 - "More Than A Feeling" by Boston was released.
1978 - The members of KISS all released solo albums. The members at the time were Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, and Peter Criss.
1983 - The album "Lick It Up" was released by KISS.
1983 - The members of Kiss appeared on MTV without makeup.
1987 - KISS released the album "Crazy Nights."
1998 - Reba McEntire received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2002 - Bon Jovi performed at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London. More than 375,000 people viewed the live Web cast of the show.
2004 - Britney Spears and Kevin Federline were married. The legal documents were not filed until early October.