Undated -- On Feb. 28, 1966, the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England, where the Beatles began their climb to fame, closed because of financial problems. The next day, dozens of people protested at the club in hopes of keeping it open.
In 1968, singer Frankie Lymon was found dead of a heroin overdose in New York. He was 25. As the frontman for The Teenagers, he had a hit song with "Why Do Fools Fall In Love."
In 1974, singer-songwriter Bobby Bloom shot himself to death in West Hollywood, California. He was 28. Bloom's biggest hit was "Montego Bay."
In 1979, "talking horse" Mr. Ed died.
In 1983, the final episode of "MASH" aired, bringing in the biggest TV audience of all time to that date.
In 1984, Michael Jackson won a record eight Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for "Thriller." But, Jackson lost to Sting of the Police in the Song of the Year category, when "Every Breath You Take" won.
In 1986, singer George Michael announced Wham! was breaking up.
In 1993, actor Tony Curtis married his fourth wife, Linda Deutsch.
In 2000, The Pretenders played a concert in their hometown of Akron, Ohio, for the first time.
In 2005, opening arguments began in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial. He was later acquitted.
In 2008, singer-keyboardist Mike Smith of The Dave Clark Five died of pneumonia in London, less than two weeks before the band was to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.