Randy Meisner was born.
The first U.S. combat troops arrive in Vietnam.
Tim Buckley plays the opening of the Fillmore East.
James Brown hits #15 with "Give It Up or Turn it Loose".
Mongo Santamaria hits #32 with "Cloud Nine".
MC5's debut, 'Kick Out the Jams', is released. It peaks at #30.
David Gates (of Bread) hits #29 with "Never Let Her Go."
Jacob's Ladder (Huey Lewis & The News) was a hit.
MTV debuts "Beavis and Butt-Head," an original animated series starring two suburban misfits. The show is the first spin-ff from the MTV's award-winner animated variety series, "Liquid Television."