1969 Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island opens, 78, 000 attend over 4 days; performers include: George Benson; Blood, Swet, and Tears; Jeff Beck; James Brown; Bill Evans; Sun Ra; Mothers of Invention; Dave Brubeck; Miles Davis; Stephane Grapelli; and Sly & The Family Stone
1970 Atlanta International Pop Festival opens, 200,000 attend over 3 days; performers include Allman Brothers; Grand Funk Railroad, Jimi Hendrix Experience; Richie Havens; Cat Mother & the All-Night Newsboys; B.B. King; Mott the Hoople; and John Sebastian
1976Brian Wilson performs with the Beach Boys after his 12 year stage absence, at Anaheim Stadium in California
1982 Riot at building site of Stopera concert hall in Amsterdam causes Ÿ1 million in damages
2006 British singer-songwriter Lily Allen releases her debut single "Smile"
2007 "Just Got Started Lovin' You" single released by James Otto (Billboard Song of the Year 2008)
2018Cardi B becomes first female rapper to get two number one US Billboard hits, with "I Like It" with Bad Bunny and J Balvin