The Beatles played their last public performance in 1969 on the roof of Apple Studios in London.

Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Peter Criss and Ace Frehley performed their first gig as Kiss in 1973. It was to an audience of three people at the Popcorn Club in Queens.

INXS were at the top of the US charts in 1988 with “Need You Tonight”.

And in 1998 Elton John was knighted.

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Today’s birthdays:

Actor, Wilmer Valderrama turns 35 (1980).

Batman Christian Bale is 41 (1974).

Singer Phil Collins is 64 (1951).

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