1960 - Elvis Presley returns to Hollywood, California for the first time since coming home from Germany to film G.I. Blues
1965 - Pianist/composer Sun Ra records The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra, Volume 1.
1969 - The L.A. Free Festival in Venice, California ends early following a riot of audience members, 117 of which were arrested.
1970 - Paul McCartney's first solo album, McCartney is released. Earlier that month he had publicly announced the breaking up of The Beatles, though John Lennon had left the previous year.
1999 - Billy Joel performs at the Meadowlands in New Jersey. Joel announces that this would be his last public pop music concert. Joel also announces plans on devoting his future efforts to classical music.