The Bacharach/David/Warwick combination was golden...
1967: Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones began trial for illegal possession of drugs at Keith Richard's party. Jagger was kept at Lewes jail in England overnight until the verdict was handed down June 29. Jagger was sentenced to three months in prison. (Note: some websites falsely say Jagger was convicted on this date. His trial was on June 27 with Richards in court on June 28, and the verdicts were given June 29, according to the newspaper 'The Guardian'.)
1969: The Moody Blues were in concert at the Exeter University Summer Ball in Exeter, England.
1970: Pink Floyd, Steppenwolf, Canned Heat, Its A Beautiful Day, Johnny Winter, John Mayall and Fairport Convention appeared on opening day of the three-day Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music in Bath, England.
"Don't Let Me Down", the final act from the Beatles...
1970: Let It Be, the final studio album from the Beatles, was #1 for a third week on this date. McCartney, Paul's solo effort, was #2 followed by the Soundtrack to "Woodstock". Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's great album Deja Vu was #4 with The 5th Dimension's Greatest Hits at #5. The rest of the Top 10: Live At Leeds from the Who, Chicago II at #7, ABC from the Jackson 5 moving into the Top 10 at #8, Band of Gypsys from Jimi Hendrix dropping to #9 in its ninth week and The Isaac Hayes Movement at #10.
1980: John Bonham, drummer of Led Zeppelin, collapsed onstage in Nuremberg, West Germany after just three songs. John wasn't too long for this world.
1981: Michael Jackson reached #1 in the U.K. with "One Day In Your Life".
1981: "America" by Neil Diamond was #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart for a third week.
1981: Kim Carnes reached #1 with "Bette Davis Eyes"...
2000: Turns out the songs "Love In Vain" and "Stop Breakin' Down" by the Rolling Stones didn't belong to them. A San Francisco appeals court ruled that the Stones used the Robert Johnson songs without permission, thinking they were public domain.
2000: Marc Anthony played a benefit for the Ronald McDonald House at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
2006: Only a guy such as Axl Rose could have trouble with the good people of Sweden. The Guns N' Roses musician was arrested for brawling with a hotel security guard in Stockholm.
2006: Mary J. Blige ("Be Without You") and Kanye West and Jamie Foxx ("Gold Digger") won the Video of the Year in a tie at the BET Awards.
2009: Gale Storm, who starred in the popular television show My Little Margie, in several movies and was a solo artist ("I Hear You Knocking") died in Danville, California at the age of 87.
1951: Gilson Lavis, drummer for Squeeze ("Tempted") was born in Bedford, Bedforshire, England.
1958: Lisa Germano, singer, songwriter and musician, who worked with John Mellencamp, Sheryl Crow, Jewel, Neil Finn and David Bowie, was born in Mishawaka, Indiana.
1976: Leigh Nash, lead singer of Sixpence None the Richer ("Kiss Me"), was born in New Braunfels, Texas.
1983: Evan David Taubenfeld, guitarist and vocalist with Avril Lavigne, was born in Baltimore, Maryland.