January 30th, 1969 - The Beatles, joined by Billy Preston, play the rooftop gig on top of the Apple building on Savile Row, London. Lasting for just over 40 minutes it was the last time The Beatles performed live.
September 12th, 1997 - Stig Anderson, manager, songwriter, and producer for Abba dies of a heart attack. Anderson co-wrote many of Abba's greatest hits such as 'Mamma Mia', 'Dancing Queen', 'Waterloo'.
January 25th, 1963 - The Rolling Stones play at the Ricky Tick Club at a Hotel in the town of Windsor, Berkshirehire, UK. It is the first time The Rolling Stones, including Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman played at this venue.
March 17th, 1978 - U2 wins a talent contest in Dublin. They won $850.00 and a chance to audition for CBS Ireland. The Limerick Civic Week Pop Competition was sponsored by The Evening Express and Guinness Harp Lager.
January 15th 1967 - The Rolling Stones perform "Let's Spend the Night Together" on The Ed Sullivan Show. However, CBS' censors convince Mick Jagger he should sing the less salacious line "Let's spend some time together."
November 5th 1965 - Decca Records releases the Who's new single, "My Generation." The words still haunt Pete Townshend decades later. 1977 - Abba top the British singles chart with "The Name of the Game." 1988 - The Beac…