1963: Bob Dylan walked off The Ed Sullivan Show when CBS refuses to let him perform “Talking John Birch Paranoid Blues”.
1967: The Jimi Hendrix Experience released their debut album Are You Experienced in the U.K. The album would be released in the U.S. in September of the same year.
1971: The Rolling Stones’ singer Mick Jagger married his first wife Bianca De Macias in a Catholic ceremony in Saint-Tropez, France. The couple would divorce in 1978.
1973: Led Zeppelin reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the third time with Houses of the Holy which spent two weeks on top.
1981: Van Halen kicked off their tour in support of Fair Warning at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, NS.
1995: Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose filed a restraining order against Karen McNeil in Los Angeles Superior Court. McNeil was charged with trespassing at his Malibu home two weeks earlier on April 27th.
2000: Thieves stole the gates to Liverpool, England’s Strawberry Fields, the landmark later immortalized in The Beatles’ song. A scrap dealer later returned the gates to the police.