On This Day in Music for July 29

Events in Music

  • 1961 Bob Dylan is not seriously injured in car accident in New York City
  • 1966 Bob Dylan hurt in motorcycle accident near Woodstock, New York
  • 1973 Led Zeppelin has more than $200,000 in cash stolen from a safety-deposit box at the New York Hilton hotel
  • 1980 David Bowie stars in dramatic stage play "The Elephant Man" at the Auditorium Theater in Denver, Colorado
  • 1987 Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream and Jerry Garcia agree on new flavor: Cherry Garcia - cherry ice cream with cherries and fudge flakes
  • 2019 Record for longest run at the top of US singles chart made by country rap single "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X remixed with Billy Ray Cyrus, No. 1 for 17 weeks
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Weddings in Music

  • 1982 British "Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor (21) weds hair stylist and photographer Tracy Wilson in Los Angeles, California
  • 1994 British "Pink Floyd" guitarist David Gilmour (48) marries 2nd wife, British writer Polly Samson (32)
  • 2006 Canadian-American "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) weds American singer Kid Rock (35) on Thunder Gulch yacht in Saint-Tropez, France; divorce in 2007

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