Undated -- On May 28th, 1966, Ike and Tina Turner released "River Deep, Mountain High."
In 1976, the Allman Brothers Band broke up after Gregg Allman testified against his personal road manager, who was charged with drug trafficking. The band reformed in 1978.
In 1977, singer-actor John Davidson escaped a fire at the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Kentucky, which killed 164 people and injured 130. Davidson stayed to help the victims.
Also in 1977, Bruce Springsteen settled his yearlong suit against ex-manager Mike Appel and immediately began recording his "Darkness on the Edge of Town" album.
In 1983, The US Festival opened in San Bernardino, California. It lost millions of dollars, largely because of huge fees paid to such performers as David Bowie and Van Halen.
In 1996, singer Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode was arrested after allegedly overdosing on a speedball of cocaine and heroin at his hotel in suburban Los Angeles.
In 1998, actor Phil Hartman was shot to death by his wife, Brynn, who then killed herself. Hartman was 49.