Friday July 10th
1949 – Ronnie James Dio is born in Portsmouth, N.H.
1964 – An estimated 200,000 people lines the route the Beatles take to a civic reception in Liverpool, England, where their film A Hard Day’s Night has its premiere in the North of England.
1965 – The Rolling Stones have their first American No. 1 with “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”
1966 – On The Ed Sullivan Show tonight, Ed plays host to those naughty Rolling Stones.
1968 – After they burn an American flag onstage, the Nice (“America”) are banned from London’s Royal Albert Hall.
1969 – Rolling Stone Brian Jones is buried in the Priory Road Cemetery in Cheltenham, England, following a funeral attended by the Rolling Stones minus Mick Jagger, who is in Australia filming Ned Kelly.
1975 – Cher files for divorce from Gregg Allman a mere 10 days after they were married.
1984 – Huey Lewis & the News sing the national anthem at the All-Star baseball game In San Francisco.
1986 – Jerry Garcia slips into a diabetic coma.
1994 – Guitarist Scott Ian of Anthrax marries Debbie Leavitt.