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Today In Rock: May 28

1910

T-Bone Walker was born.

1944

Gladys Knight is born in Atlanta, Georgia.

1945

John Fogerty was born.

1966

Percy Sledge hits #1 with "When A Man Loves A Woman".

1966

"Love is Like an Itching In My Heart" by the Supremes charts #9.

1978

Too Much, Too Little, Too Late (Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams) was a hit.

1979

Tom Petty files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, inaugurating a legal wrangle with his old label (Shelter) and the major label that acquired it (MCA). Petty agrees to record for a newly created MCA subsidiary, Backstreet Records.

1983

MTV is designated the "Official Television Information Network" for the '83 US Festival.

1988

Foreigner hits #5 with "I Don't Want to Live Without You".

1989

Rock On (Michael Damian) was a hit.

1994

Prodigy hits #4 in the UK with "No Good (Start the Dance)".