May 3rd, 1968 - The Beach Boys opened their US tour on which the co-headliner was Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Half of the concert was Maharishi giving a lecture on spiritual regeneration. The reaction from the audience was so negative over half the remaining tour dates were canceled.
1970 - Elton John makes his American debut as he kicks off a legendary six-night sold-out run at the Troubadour in L.A. In the audience that night were Don Henley, Quincy Jones and Leon Russell.
1964 - The Beach Boys record "All Summer Long." Beginning in February 1964, Brian Wilson began a period of rigorous songwriting. Just weeks later he emerged with songs including "I Get Around", "All Summer Long", "Wendy" and "Girls on the Beach".
1967 - The Young Rascals started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Groovin.' Their signature hit would go on to be recorded by the likes of Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Gladys Knight & the Pips