2011 – Wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton
2004 – Oldsmobile builds its final car ending 107 years of production
2003 - Mr. T (Laurence Tureaud) filed a lawsuit against Best Buy Co. Inc., that claimed the store did not have permission to use his likeness in a print ad.
2002 - Kelsey Grammer and his production company, Grammnet Inc., were ordered to pay more than $2 million in unpaid commissions to his former talent agency.
2002 - Donovan Patton took over as host of the children's show "Blue's Clues." Steve Burns had been the host since the show's debut in December 1996.
2002 - "TV Guide" was released with a listing of the "Top 50 TV Shows" of all time.
2000 - The 100th episode of "Pokémon" aired.
1999 - Tommy Lee announced that he had quit Motley Crue to devote time to his new band, Methods of Mayhem, and his family.
1998 - Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) injured his knee at a concert in Anchorage, Alaska. 14 shows had to be cancelled.
1996 - Phil Spector cancelled a recording project with Celine Dion due to a lack of a contract.
1993 - An animated Barry White was a guest on "The Simpsons."
1992 - Paula Abdul and Emilio Estevez were married. They divorced two years later.
1992 – Los Angeles riots: Riots in Los Angeles, California, following the acquittal of police officers charged with excessive force in the beating of Rodney King. Over the next three days 53 people are killed and hundreds of buildings are destroyed.
1988 - Eric Clapton filed for a divorce from Patti "Layla" Boyd.
1980 - Black Sabbath began their first tour with Ronnie James Dio as singer.
1979 - Van Halen's "Dance The Night Away" single was released.
1979 - The final episode of "Battlestar Galactica" was aired on ABC.
1976 - Bruce Springsteen climbed the wall of Graceland to meet Elvis Presley. Elvis wasn't home.
1975 - The Bee Gees released the album "Main Course." The album featured "Jive Talkin'" and "Nights on Broadway."
1974 - Phil Donahue’s TV show, "Donahue" moved to Chicago, IL.
1974 - U.S. President Nixon announced he was releasing edited transcripts of secretly made White House tape recordings related to the Watergate scandal.
1968 – The controversial musical Hair opens on Broadway.
1967 - Don Grady & the Yellow Balloon performed "Yellow Balloon" on "American Bandstand."
1961 - ABC’s "Wide World of Sports" premiered.
1954 - Ernest Borgnine made his network television debut in "Night Visitor" on NBC-TV
1941 - The Boston Bees agreed to change their name to the Braves.
1970 – Uma Thurman
1968 – Carnie Wilson
1958 – Eve Plumb
1958 – Michelle Pfeiffer
1957 Daniel Day-Lewis
1957 Tommy James
1955 Jerry Seinfeld
1955 – Kate Mulgrew
1944 Richard Kline
1933 – Rod McKuen