O’Kelly Isley was born.
Rudolph Isley was born.
Ronald Isley was born.
Chris Jasper was born.
Ernie Isley was born.
Marvin Isley was born.
After getting hurt during a jump, Jimi Hendrix gets an honorable discharge from the Army. Over the next three years, he will play numerous gigs and studio sessions with such R&B stars as Little Richard, the Isley Brothers, Ike and Tina Turner and Sam Cooke.
The Isley Brothers hits #2 on the R&B chart and #17 on the pop chart with “Twist and Shout”.
The Isley Brothers hit #12 with “This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)”.
The Isley Brothers hit #2 with “It’s Your Thing”.
The Isley Brothers hit #6 with “That Lady”.
The Isley Brothers hit #4 with “Fight the Power."
The Isley Brothers are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Marvis Isley loses his battle with diabetes at the age of 56.