Born on this day, Duane Eddy, guitarist, (1960 UK No.2 and US No.4 single 'Because They're Young', plus over 15 other UK & US Top 40 singles).
Bobby Rydell (Robert Ridarelli) is born in Philadelphia. His biggest hit is the No. 2 song ``Wild One'' from 1960. He appears in the films ``Bye Bye Birdie'' and ``That Lady from Peking.''
Born on this day, Gary Wright, Spooky Tooth, solo, (1976 US No.2 single 'Dream Weaver').
Born on this day, Roger Taylor, drums, Duran Duran, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Is There Something I Should Know' plus 25 other UK Top 40 singles, 1984 US No.1 single 'The Reflex'), Arcadia, (1985 UK No.7 single 'Election Day').
Born on this day, Chris Mars, drums, The Replacements, (1984 album 'Let It Be').
The Beatles attended the 28th birthday party for Roy Orbison.
The New York Times reported Ray Charles would undergo tests to see whether or not he had abstained from narcotic drugs.