January 7th

1964 - The Beatles record a session for the BBC Saturday Club program, during which they make their only known recording of the Chuck Berry song "Johnnie B. Goode."

1974 - Carly Simon and James Taylor became parents when their daughter Sarah Maria was born.

1981 - The Police played the first night of a North American tour at The University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada during their Zenyatta Mondatta World Tour.

2001 - Rod Stewart tells German tabloid Bild am Sonntag his partying days are over. "I don't think I can take it any more,'' he said. "The wild times are over for me."