1965 : The Beatles’ second movie, Help!, premieres in London at the Pavilion Theatre, with none other than the Queen attending. (Though reviews are mixed, the movie is a financial success.) Later, manager Brian Epstein and the group attend a post-premiere reception at the Dorchester Hotel.
1968 : Refusing to play in front of the country’s segregated audiences, Gram Parsons leaves The Byrds on the eve of a South African tour.
1987 : Ben and Jerry’s introduces a new flavor: Cherry Garcia, named after the Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia.
1990 : Elton John checks into a hospital in Chicago, IL, for bulimia and substance abuse.
2011 : At a Dallas concert, Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill leaves the stage after complaining about the heat. He never returns, and the band cancels the rest of their tour. The incident is officially blamed on “dehydration,” but Caleb’s brother (and bass player) Jared later Tweets: “There are problems in our band bigger than not drinking enough Gatorade.