On this day in 1987 American Bandstand censors The Beastie Boys. This is the first act ever censored on the famous show.
On this day in 1991 Howlin' Wolf is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
On this day in 1970 John Lennon's erotic lithographic art is confiscated from a London art gallery on the grounds that they are pornographic.
On this day in 1980 Paul McCartney gets busted in Tokyo with a half pound of marijuana. He serves 10 days in jail, and is finally kicked out of Japan.
On this day in 1991 The Byrds and Wilson Pickett are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
On this day in 1996 Jimmy Buffet's airplane is shot at after Jamaican authorities mistake the plane for a drug smuggler's.
· Aaliyah was born on this day in 1979.
· Robert Wilkins was born on this day in 1896.
Johnny Barefield died on this day in 1974.
Gene Harris died on this day in 2000.
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