Earl C. Palmer is born in New Orleans.
The Clovers hit #3 on the R&B chart with "Crawlin'" and #2 on the R&B chart with "Good Lovin".
Electric Ladyland, a double album recorded in the U.S. and England, is released. It becomes Hendrix's first Number One album in the U.S. and includes such tracks as "Voodoo Chile," "Crosstown Traffic" and "All Along the Watchtower."
The Archies top the UK charts for eight weeks with "Sugar Sugar", despite the cartoon being unknown in Britain.
The Ritchie Family hits #11 with "Brazil"
Michael Murphey hits #21 with "Carolina In the Pines."
Sweet hits #25 in the US with 'Desolation Boulevard'.
Bill Graham was killed in a helicopter accident.
"The Jon Stewart Show" debuts on MTV. Hosted by young comedian Jon Stewart, this is MTV's new primetime talk/variety show.