1981 - Michael Jackson was a guest on Diana Ross' third TV special "diana" on CBS.
1981 - The documentary movie "This is Elvis" premiered in Memphis, TN.
1985 - Madame Tussaud's waxworks unveiled their look-alike of Michael Jackson.
1982 - Rolling Stone reported that Dweezil and Moon Unit Zappa have formed a new band called Fred Zeppelin.
1986 - Richard Manuel (The Band) committed suicide at the age of 41.
1988 - Dale (Bozzio) (Missing Persons) released her solo debut entitled "Riot In English."
1982 - Blues Brother John Belushi died of drug overdose in the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles at the age of 33.
1989 - Smokey Robinson's autobiography "Inside My Life" was released.
1985 - The song "We Are the World" was heard on the radio for the first time.
1987 - Bob Seger ended a tour that he claimed would be his last. It was not his last tour however.
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