1947 – Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, guitarist, drummer and Eagles co-founder Don Henley (“Dirty Laundry”, “The Boys of Summer”, “All She Wants to Do Is Dance”, “The Heart of the Matter”, “The Last Worthless Evening”, “Sunset Grill”, “New York Minute” and “The End of the Innocence”)
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Lean on Me by Bill Withers begins its third and final week on top of the Billboard Hot 100. The song is Withers’ first and only No. 1 on both the pop and soul charts.
Elvis Costello releases his debut album, “My Aim is True,” which is inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007.
Aviator Wiley Post completes the first solo flight around the world, traveling 15,596 miles in seven days, 18 hours and 49 minutes.
Milwaukee police arrest serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer after discovering dismembered victims and other evidence in his apartment.
Actor-director Danny Glover (“Lethal Weapon” series, “The Color Purple,” “Angels in the Outfield,” “2012,” “Death at a Funeral”)