1949 - Black Sabbath bassist Terence 'Geezer' Butler was born.
1952 - German-American actor David Hasselhoff was born.
1976 - The 1976 Olympic Games in Montréal, Canada, were officially opened. A total of 28 African nations boycotted due to New Zealand's participation, whose national rugby team toured South Africa early in that year.
1988 - A California appeals court upheld a lower courts' decision to dismiss a case against Ozzy Osbourne and CBS Records. In 1984 a teenager allegedly killed himself after listening to Ozzy's "Suicide Solution."
2000 - Metallica played at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA. The crowd was 1,000 contest winners of the "Blind Date" competition organized by Miller Genuine Draft.
2001 - MTV premiered the original movie "Hysteria - The Def Leppard Story."
2006 - Carmen Electra filed for a divorce from Dave Navarro (Red Hot Chili Peppers).
1991 - Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler filed a lawsuit against the band. He claimed the other members had forced him to use heroin, then made him quit the band when he entered a rehabilitation program.
*As it happens, He was busted again this week For narcotics possession. :roll: