Today In Rock: February 28

1942

Brian Jones was born.

1969

The Band makes its live debut at the Winterland in San Francisco.

1970

Steve Winwood returns to Traffic.

1970

Simon and Garfunkel hit #1 with "Bridge Over Troubled Water."

1976

Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes hit #12 with "Wake Up Everybody".

1976

Rhythm Heritage hits #1 with "Theme from S.W.A.T."

1987

MTV goes to New Orleans to cover Mardi Gras for MTV's "Mardi Gras Madness" weekend.

1989

Bill Roedy is appointed Managing Director and CEO of MTV Europe.

1994

MTV hosts a "Rock the Vote" fundraiser presenting REM with the first annual Patrick Lippert Award for inspiring a new generation to become a part of the political process.

1996

'Turbulent Indigo', Joni Mitchell's 17th album, wins a Grammy for Best Pop Album at the 38th annual Grammy Awards.